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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 6 — Mar. 21, 2005
  • pp: 1780–1796

Spatial photonics in nonlinear waveguide arrays

Jason W. Fleischer, Guy Bartal, Oren Cohen, Tal Schwartz, Ofer Manela, Barak Freedman, Mordechai Segev, Hrvoje Buljan, and Nikolaos K. Efremidis  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 6, pp. 1780-1796 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.001780


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Abstract

The recent proposal of optical induction for producing nonlinear photonic lattices has revolutionized the study of nonlinear waves in waveguide arrays. In particular, it enabled the first observation of (2+1) dimensional lattice solitons, which were the first 2D solitons observed in any nonlinear periodic system in nature. Since then, progress has been rapid, with many fundamental discoveries made within the past two years. Here, we review our theoretical and experimental contributions to this effort.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides

ToC Category:
Focus Issue: Discrete solitons in nonlinear optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 24, 2005
Revised Manuscript: March 8, 2005
Published: March 21, 2005

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Jason Fleischer, Guy Bartal, Oren Cohen, Tal Schwartz, Ofer Manela, Barak Freedman, Mordechai Segev, Hrvoje Buljan, and Nikolaos Efremidis, "Spatial photonics in nonlinear waveguide arrays," Opt. Express 13, 1780-1796 (2005)
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