Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||Creation of "dark-soliton" atoms|
|Citation:||Martinez, J.C. (2011-10). Creation of "dark-soliton" atoms. EPL 96 (1) : -. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1209/0295-5075/96/14007|
|Abstract:||Dark solitons are thought to always repel so that bound states of dark solitons do not form. We show that quantum fluctuations of the background induce attractive forces between dark optical solitons. We clarify the nature of these fluctuations. Together with the repulsive potential, this attractive force creates a potential similar to that in a diatomic molecule which allows for the formation of bound pairs of dark solitons. Such pairs can be useful in the creation of notch arrays and crystal-like structures. © 2011 Europhysics Letters Association.|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
checked on Oct 11, 2018
WEB OF SCIENCETM
checked on Sep 26, 2018
checked on Oct 6, 2018
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.