Instabilities of dark solitons. Academic Article uri icon


  • Optical dark solitons described by the generalized nonlinear Schrdinger equation are discussed, and the criterion of soliton instability is presented. This analytical criterion is confirmed numerically for an exactly solvable model of nonlinear saturation.

published proceedings

  • Opt Lett

author list (cited authors)

  • Kivshar, Y. S., & Krlikowski, W.

citation count

  • 41

complete list of authors

  • Kivshar, YS||Kr√≥likowski, W

publication date

  • July 1995