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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 8 — Apr. 14, 2008
  • pp: 5878–5891

Spatiotemporal control of light by Bloch-mode dispersion in multi-core fibers

Per Dalgaard Rasmussen, Andrey A. Sukhorukov, Dragomir N. Neshev, Wieslaw Krolikowski, Ole Bang, Jesper Lægsgaard, and Yuri S. Kivshar  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 8, pp. 5878-5891 (2008)

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We study theoretically the dispersion properties of Bloch modes and nonlinearly-induced defect states in two-dimensional waveguide arrays. We define the conditions for achieving anomalous group-velocity dispersion and discuss possibilities for generation of spatiotemporal solitons.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: January 30, 2008
Revised Manuscript: April 4, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: April 6, 2008
Published: April 11, 2008

Per D. Rasmussen, Andrey S. Sukhorukov, Dragomir N. Neshev, Wieslaw Krolikowski, Ole Bang, Jesper Lægsgaard, and Yuri S. Kivshar, "Spatiotemporal control of light by Bloch-mode dispersion in multi-core fibers," Opt. Express 16, 5878-5891 (2008)

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