We show that in specially designed nonlinear waveguides with phase-shifted Bragg gratings it is possible to realize the frequency-independent spatial diffraction in the vicinity of band-gap, allowing for efficient spatio-temporal self-trapping of slow-light pulses.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5940) Nonlinear optics : Self-action effects
A. A. Sukhorukov and Y. S. Kivshar, "Slow-Light Diffraction Management and Nonlinear Localization in Coupled Bragg-Grating Waveguides," in Slow and Fast Light, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper MD2.
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