We demonstrate, numerically, the existence and stability of multicomponent gap solitons in a Kerr nonlinear medium with a superposed grating based on a derived system of coupled-mode equations. Applications to all-optical logic and signal processing are discussed.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
Darren Rand, Ken Steiglitz, and Paul R. Prucnal, "Multicomponent gap solitons in superposed grating structures," Opt. Lett. 30, 1695-1697 (2005)