Multi-shocks generation and collapsing instabilities induced by competing nonlinearities

Matteo Crosta, Stefano Trillo, Andrea Fratalocchi

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Abstract

We investigate dispersive shock dynamics in materials with competing cubic-quintic nonlinearities. Whitham theory of modulation, hydrodynamic analysis and numerics demonstrate a rich physical scenario, ranging from multi-shock generation to collapse.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAdvanced Photonics Congress
PublisherThe Optical Society
ISBN (Print)9781557529466
DOIs
StatePublished - 2012

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