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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 16 — Aug. 13, 2004
  • pp: 1909–1911

Discrete cavity solitons

U. Peschel, O. Egorov, and F. Lederer  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 29, Issue 16, pp. 1909-1911 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.29.001909


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Abstract

We derive evolution equations describing light propagation in an array of coupled-waveguide resonators and predict the existence of discrete cavity solitons. We identify stable, unstable, and oscillating solitons by varying the coupling strength between the anticontinuous and the continuous limit.

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OCIS Codes
(190.1450) Nonlinear optics : Bistability
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in

Citation
U. Peschel, O. Egorov, and F. Lederer, "Discrete cavity solitons," Opt. Lett. 29, 1909-1911 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-29-16-1909


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