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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 3, Iss. 11 — Nov. 23, 1998
  • pp: 389–404

Parametric gap solitons in quadratic media

Claudio Conti, Gaetano Assanto, and Stefano Trillo  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 3, Issue 11, pp. 389-404 (1998)

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Localized energy states such as two-color gap solitons are theoretically and numerically predicted in a periodic structure in the presence of a frequency doubling nonlinearity. These parametric solitons exhibit appealing features as compared to the Kerr case. Novel effects such as merging and all-optical buffering are envisaged.

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OCIS Codes
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(230.1480) Optical devices : Bragg reflectors

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Focus Issue: Bragg solitons and nonlinear optics of periodic structures

Original Manuscript: October 19, 1998
Published: November 23, 1998

Claudio Conti, Gaetano Assanto, and Stefano Trillo, "Parametric gap solitons in quadratic media," Opt. Express 3, 389-404 (1998)

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