We show that during the spatiotemporal compression in a periodic Kerr waveguide array, stimulated Raman scattering can effectively balance the effects of self-phase modulation, diffraction, and group-velocity dispersion, eliminating collapse and breakup over a wide range of input powers and leading to stable propagation in a single site.
© 2007 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: February 6, 2007
Revised Manuscript: July 11, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: July 18, 2007
Published: August 13, 2007
Dima Cheskis, Yoav Linzon, Iftach Ilsar, Shimshon Bar-Ad, and Hagai S. Eisenberg, "Raman-induced localization in Kerr waveguide arrays," Opt. Lett. 32, 2459-2461 (2007)