It is demonstrated theoretically that a nonlinear medium with a spatially periodic refractive index can support solitons of the nonlinear Schrödinger equation.
© 1988 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: June 26, 1987
Manuscript Accepted: November 19, 1987
Published: February 1, 1988
J. E. Sipe and Herbert G. Winful, "Nonlinear Schrödinger solitons in a periodic structure," Opt. Lett. 13, 132-133 (1988)