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R. H. Enns, D. E. Edmundson, S. S. Rangnekar, and A. E. Kaplan, "Optical switching between bistable soliton states: a theoretical review", Optical and Quantum Electronics. 24, S1295 (1992).

In this paper we summarize what is currently known about optical switching between bright bistable soliton states in one and higher dimensions. A guideline to selecting media with appropriate intensity-dependent refractive indices to support bistable solitary waves is presented. The stability criterion for robustness of the solitary waves is discussed. Finally, some methods and numerical examples of optical switching are presented.

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