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  • Vol. 30, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2005
  • pp: 1695–1697

Multicomponent gap solitons in superposed grating structures

Darren Rand, Ken Steiglitz, and Paul R. Prucnal  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 13, pp. 1695-1697 (2005)

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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.

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OCIS Codes
(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)

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