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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 13 — Jun. 25, 2007
  • pp: 7933–7939

Generating Bragg solitons in a coherent medium

Wei Jiang, Qunfeng Chen, Yongsheng Zhang, and Guangcan Guo  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 13, pp. 7933-7939 (2007)

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In this paper we discuss the possibility of producing Bragg solitons in an electromagnetically induced transparency medium. We show that a coherent medium can be engineered to be a Bragg grating with a large Kerr nonlinearity through proper arrangements of light fields. The parameters of the medium can be easily controlled through adjusting the intensities and detunings of lasers. This scheme may provide an opportunity to study the dynamics of Bragg solitons with low power lights.

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OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.1670) Quantum optics : Coherent optical effects

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: March 29, 2007
Revised Manuscript: April 26, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: May 2, 2007
Published: June 11, 2007

Wei Jiang, Qunfeng Chen, Yongsheng Zhang, and Guangcan Guo, "Generating Bragg solitons in a coherent medium," Opt. Express 15, 7933-7939 (2007)

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