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Using a combination of numerical and analytical techniques we demonstrate that a metal stripe surrounded by the active and passive dielectrics supports propagation of stable spatial surface-plasmon solitons. Our analytical methods include the multiple scale reduction of the Maxwell's equations to the coupled Ginzburg-Landau system, and the soliton perturbation theory developed in the framework of the latter.
Marini, A., Skryabin, D. V., & Malomed, B. (2011). Stable spatial plasmon solitons in a dielectric-metal-dielectric geometry with gain and loss. Optics Express, 19(7), 6616-6622. https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.006616