We study a new variety of self-localized Bloch modes or gap solitons in Kerr nonlinear high-contrast photonic crystals without defects. In addition to rigorous calculations, we develop a semi-analytical approach using a folded Green's function.
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B. Maes, G. Van der Sande, P. Bienstman, J. Danckaert, R. Baets, and I. Veretennicoff, " Self-Localized Waveguides in Nonlinear Photonic Crystals," in Integrated Photonics Research and Applications/Nanophotonics for Information Systems, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper ITuB2.
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