We have observed surface solitons guided by the interface between two dissimilar arrays of weakly coupled AlGaAs waveguides. Only one interface soliton was observed, different from the soliton families found between discrete and continuous media.
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S. Suntsov, K. Makris, D. Christodoulides, G. Stegeman, C. Rüter, D. Kip, R. Morandotti, M. Volatier, V. Aimez, R. Ares, H. Yang, and G. Salamo, "Discrete Spatial Surface Solitons at the Interface Between Dissimilar Arrays," in Nonlinear Optics: Materials, Fundamentals and Applications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper TuC2.
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