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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 23 — Nov. 13, 2006
  • pp: 11265–11270

Polychromatic nonlinear surface modes generated by supercontinuum light

Andrey A. Sukhorukov, Dragomir N. Neshev, Alexander Dreischuh, Robert Fischer, Sangwoo Ha, Wieslaw Krolikowski, Jeremy Bolger, Arnan Mitchell, Benjamin J. Eggleton, and Yuri S. Kivshar  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 23, pp. 11265-11270 (2006)

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We study propagation of polychromatic light near the edge of a nonlinear waveguide array. We describe simultaneous spatial and spectral beam reshaping associated with power and wavelength-dependent tunneling between the waveguides. We present experimental verifications of the effects predicted theoretically including the first observation of supercontinuum nonlinear surface modes.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in
(190.5940) Nonlinear optics : Self-action effects

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: September 18, 2006
Revised Manuscript: October 20, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: October 20, 2006
Published: November 13, 2006

Andrey A. Sukhorukov, Dragomir N. Neshev, Alexander Dreischuh, Robert Fischer, Sangwoo Ha, Wieslaw Krolikowski, Jeremy Bolger, Arnan Mitchell, Benjamin J. Eggleton, and Yuri S. Kivshar, "Polychromatic nonlinear surface modes generated by supercontinuum light," Opt. Express 14, 11265-11270 (2006)

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