Optical Solitons and Wave-Particle Duality

C. P. Jisha, A. Alberucci, R.-K. Lee, and G. Assanto

Opt. Lett. 36 (10), 1848-50 (2011)


We investigate the propagation of optical solitons interacting with linear defects in the medium. We show that solitons exhibit a wave-particle dualism versus power, i.e., depending on the relative size of soliton and defect, responsible for a soliton trajectory dependent on its waist