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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 6 — Mar. 21, 2005
  • pp: 1827–1832

X - waves in nonlinear normally dispersive waveguide arrays

Sotiris Droulias, Kyriakos Hizanidis, Joachim Meier, and Demetrios N. Christodoulides  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 6, pp. 1827-1832 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.001827


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Abstract

We theoretically demonstrate that optical discrete X-waves are possible in normally dispersive nonlinear waveguide arrays. We show that such X-waves can be effectively excited for a wide range of initial conditions and in certain occasions can be generated in cascade. The possibility of observing this family of waves in AlGaAs array systems is investigated in terms of pertinent examples.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Focus Issue: Discrete solitons in nonlinear optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 13, 2005
Revised Manuscript: January 19, 2005
Published: March 21, 2005

Citation
Sotiris Droulias, Kyriakos Hizanidis, Joachim Meier, and Demetrios Christodoulides, "X �?? waves in nonlinear normally dispersive waveguide arrays," Opt. Express 13, 1827-1832 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-6-1827


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