We present direct experimental measurements of Anderson localized modes and of the different regimes of transport in randomized photonic lattices. In particular, we investigate the effect of nonlinearity on Anderson localization.
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Y. Lahini, A. Avidan, F. Pozzi, M. Sorel, R. Morandotti, and Y. Silberberg, " Anderson Localization, Wave Diffusion and the Effect of Nonlinearity in Randomized Photonic Lattices," in Photonic Metamaterials: From Random to Periodic, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper MB4.
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