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  • Vol. 30, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 2005
  • pp: 2466–2468

Discrete surface solitons

Konstantinos G. Makris, Sergiy Suntsov, Demetrios N. Christodoulides, George I. Stegeman, and Alain Hache  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 18, pp. 2466-2468 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.30.002466


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Abstract

It is theoretically shown that discrete nonlinear surface waves are possible in waveguide lattices. These self-trapped states are located at the edge of the array and can exist only above a certain power threshold. The excitation characteristics and stability properties of these surface waves are systematically investigated.

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(190.4350) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics at surfaces
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics

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Konstantinos G. Makris, Sergiy Suntsov, Demetrios N. Christodoulides, George I. Stegeman, and Alain Hache, "Discrete surface solitons," Opt. Lett. 30, 2466-2468 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-30-18-2466


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