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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 2011
  • pp: 3963–3965

Observation of anharmonic Bloch oscillations

Felix Dreisow, Gang Wang, Matthias Heinrich, Robert Keil, Andreas Tünnermann, Stefan Nolte, and Alexander Szameit  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 20, pp. 3963-3965 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.003963


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Abstract

We report on the experimental observation of Bloch oscillations of an optical wave packet in a lattice with second-order coupling. To this end, we employ zigzag waveguide arrays, in which the second-order coupling can be precisely tuned.

© 2011 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics
(190.6135) Nonlinear optics : Spatial solitons

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 17, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: September 5, 2011
Published: October 4, 2011

Citation
Felix Dreisow, Gang Wang, Matthias Heinrich, Robert Keil, Andreas Tünnermann, Stefan Nolte, and Alexander Szameit, "Observation of anharmonic Bloch oscillations," Opt. Lett. 36, 3963-3965 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-20-3963


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