The performance of switching junctions in two-dimensional discrete-soliton networks is analyzed theoretically by coupled-mode theory. Our analysis can be used for the design of routing junctions with specified operational characteristics. Appropriately engineering the intersection site can further improve the switching efficiency of these junctions. Our analytical results are verified by numerical simulations.
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Eugenia D. Eugenieva, Nikos K. Efremidis, and Demetrios N. Christodoulides, "Design of switching junctions for two-dimensional discrete soliton networks," Opt. Lett. 26, 1978-1980 (2001)