We show that bright temporal solitonlike pulses can propagate in AlGaAs waveguides excited in the half-band-gap spectral regime. The use of an antiresonant reflecting optical waveguide permits the dispersion of the waveguide to be controlled so that a mode with anomalous dispersion can propagate.
© 1996 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: March 12, 1996
Published: August 15, 1996
C. J. Hamilton, G. T. Kennedy, W. Biehlig, U. Peschel, W. Sibbett, B. Vögele, J. S. Aitchison, T. Peschel, and F. Lederer, "Bright solitary pulses in AlGaAs waveguides at half the band gap," Opt. Lett. 21, 1226-1228 (1996)