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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 5 — Mar. 6, 2006
  • pp: 1924–1932

Observation of composite gap solitons in optically induced nonlinear lattices in LiNbO3:Fe crystal

Tao Song, Si Min Liu, Ru Guo, Zhao Hong Liu, Nan Zhu, and Yuan Mei Gao  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 5, pp. 1924-1932 (2006)

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We observe experimentally, the first time to our knowledge, two types of composite gap solitons in optically induced one-dimensional nonlinear lattice in LiNbO3 crystal. We observe the staggered bright composite gap soliton when a single Gauss probe beam is incident at Bragg angle as well as a dipole probe beam is incident at normal incidence. When a single Gauss beam is at normal incidence, the in-phase bright composite gap solitons are observed.

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OCIS Codes
(190.5330) Nonlinear optics : Photorefractive optics
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(230.7380) Optical devices : Waveguides, channeled

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: December 2, 2005
Revised Manuscript: February 25, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: February 26, 2006
Published: March 6, 2006

Tao Song, Si Min Liu, Ru Guo, Zhao Hong Liu, Nan Zhu, and Yuan Mei Gao, "Observation of composite gap solitons in optically induced nonlinear lattices in LiNbO3:Fe crystal," Opt. Express 14, 1924-1932 (2006)

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