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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 2008
  • pp: 1056–1058

Power-dependent switching of nonlinear trapping by local photonic potentials

Y. Shavit, Y. Linzon, S. Bar-Ad, R. Morandotti, M. Volatier-Ravat, V. Aimez, and R. Ares  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 10, pp. 1056-1058 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.33.001056


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Abstract

We study experimentally and numerically the nonlinear scattering of wave packets by local multisite guiding centers embedded in a continuous dielectric medium as a function of the input power and angle of incidence. The extent of trapping into the linear modes of different sites is manipulated as a function of both the input power and the angle of incidence, demonstrating power-controlled switching of nonlinear trapping by local photonic potentials.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in
(230.7390) Optical devices : Waveguides, planar
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 30, 2008
Revised Manuscript: April 2, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: April 7, 2008
Published: May 9, 2008

Citation
Y. Shavit, Y. Linzon, S. Bar-Ad, R. Morandotti, M. Volatier-Ravat, V. Aimez, and R. Ares, "Power-dependent switching of nonlinear trapping by local photonic potentials," Opt. Lett. 33, 1056-1058 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-33-10-1056


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