Both one- and two-dimensional optically-induced photonic lattices with single-site negative defects are realized experimentally, in which light confinement as defect modes is clearly demonstrated. Our experimental results are in good agreement with theoretical predictions.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.1940) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
I. Makasyuk, Z. Chen, and J. Yang, "Observation of Light Confinement by Defects in Optically-induced Photonic Lattices," in Nonlinear Guided Waves and Their Applications, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper TuC8.
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