The existence of modulational instability in the normal diffraction region and its absence in the anomalous regime was shown in a discrete nonlinear waveguide array. The gain versus input power and MI periodicity was measured.
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J. Meier, G. I. Stegeman, D. N. Christodoulides, Y. Silberberg, R. Morandotti, H. Yang, G. Salamo, M. Sorel, and S. Aitchison, "First observation of discrete modulational instability in AlGaAs waveguide arrays," in Nonlinear Guided Waves and Their Applications, Technical Digest on CD (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper WB1.
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