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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 20 — Oct. 3, 2005
  • pp: 7720–7725

Vector discrete nonlinear surface waves

Jared Hudock, Sergiy Suntsov, Demetrios N. Christodoulides, and George I. Stegeman  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 20, pp. 7720-7725 (2005)

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It is theoretically shown that multi-component discrete vector surface waves can exist in arrays of coupled waveguides. These mutually trapped surface states primarily reside in the first waveguide of a semi-infinite array. The existence and stability of such surface waves are systematically investigated.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4350) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics at surfaces
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics

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Research Papers

Original Manuscript: April 25, 2005
Revised Manuscript: May 28, 2005
Published: October 3, 2005

Jared Hudock, Sergiy Suntsov, Demetrios Christodoulides, and George Stegeman, "Vector discrete nonlinear surface waves," Opt. Express 13, 7720-7725 (2005)

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