We report the first experimental demonstration of ring-shaped Bessel-like photonic lattices and rotary solitons in such lattices. Transition from discrete diffraction to single-channel linear guidance or nonlinear self-waveguiding is clearly observed.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5940) Nonlinear optics : Self-action effects
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.5530) Quantum optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
Z. Chen, P. G. Kevrekidis, and X. Wang, "Discrete Diffraction and Solitons in Light-Induced Bessel-Like Photonic Lattices," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper QFF7.
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