We study dispersive shock waves in optical lattices. We characterize shock propagation as a function of lattice depth and observe nonlinear coupling between different Bloch modes of the array.
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(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.1670) Quantum optics : Coherent optical effects
S. Jia, W. Wan, and J. W. Fleischer, "Dispersive Shock Waves in Optical Lattices," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper QTuA5.
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