We report the first observation of two-dimensional surface solitons at the first bandgap with a self-defocusing nonlinearity and at the semi-infinite gap with a self-focusing nonlinearity. Experimental results are in agreement with theoretical predictions.
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X. Weng, A. Bezryadina, Z. Chen, K. G. Makris, D. N. Christodoulides, and G. I. Stegeman, "Observation of two-dimensional discrete surface solitons and surface gap solitons," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CThFF4.
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