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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 2002
  • pp: 544–549

Oscillation and decay of discrete solitons in modulated waveguide arrays

Ulf Peschel and Falk Lederer  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 19, Issue 3, pp. 544-549 (2002)

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We investigate discrete soliton propagation in a waveguide array with periodically modulated coupling constants. If the modulation wave vector coincides with that of an internal mode, the respective bound state of the soliton is excited. Eventually, growing internal vibrations may result in a transverse motion or in a resonant splitting of the soliton.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in

Ulf Peschel and Falk Lederer, "Oscillation and decay of discrete solitons in modulated waveguide arrays," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19, 544-549 (2002)

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