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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Henry Van Driel
  • Vol. 26, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 2009
  • pp: 1545–1548

Two-color surface solitons in two-dimensional quadratic photonic lattices

Mario I. Molina and Yuri S. Kivshar  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 26, Issue 8, pp. 1545-1548 (2009)

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We study two-color surface solitons in two-dimensional photonic lattices with quadratic nonlinear response. We demonstrate that such parametrically coupled optical localized modes can exist in the corners or at the edges of a square photonic lattice, and we analyze the impact of the phase mismatch on their properties, stability, and the threshold power for their generation.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4350) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics at surfaces
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(190.5940) Nonlinear optics : Self-action effects

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: May 15, 2009
Revised Manuscript: May 29, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: June 1, 2009
Published: July 8, 2009

Mario I. Molina and Yuri S. Kivshar, "Two-color surface solitons in two-dimensional quadratic photonic lattices," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 26, 1545-1548 (2009)

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