Soliton Polarization rotation and switching in type II second-harmonic generation
R. Mollame, S. Trillo, and G. Assanto
Opt. Lett. 21, 1969-1971 (1996)
Abstract:We predict that solitary waves of dispersive type II second-harmonic generation may experience large uniform nonlinear polarization rotations. The nonlinear medium followed by a polarization analyzer permits undistorted all-optical switching of pulses controlled by the input polarization.