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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 18 — Sep. 5, 2005
  • pp: 7133–7138

Moving and stationary spatial-temporal solitons in a resonantly absorbing Bragg reflector

J. Zhu, J. Zhou, and J. Cheng  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 18, pp. 7133-7138 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.007133


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Abstract

Spatial-temporal characteristics of ultrashort optical pulses in a resonantly absorbing Bragg reflector are numerically evaluated. The moving and stationary spatial-temporal gap solitons are shown to exist in the photonic structure for a finite spatially-distributed light field in a finite thickness sample. A practical method of trapping light pulses in the photonic structure is presented.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in

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History
Original Manuscript: July 5, 2005
Revised Manuscript: August 23, 2005
Published: September 5, 2005

Citation
J. Zhu, J. Zhou, and J. Cheng, "Moving and stationary spatial-temporal solitons in a resonantly absorbing Bragg reflector," Opt. Express 13, 7133-7138 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-18-7133


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