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Optomechanics joins the soliton club

Solitary waves — solitons — occur in a wide range of physical systems with a broad array of attributes and applications. Carefully engineered light–matter interactions have now produced an optomechanical dissipative soliton with promising properties.

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Fig. 1: Optomechanical dissipative soliton in a microresonator.


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Pasquazi, A. Optomechanics joins the soliton club. Nat. Phys. 17, 1285–1286 (2021).

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