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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 2011
  • pp: 1464–1466

Resonant delocalization and Bloch oscillations in modulated lattices

R. El-Ganainy, D. N. Christodoulides, C. E. Rüter, and D. Kip  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 8, pp. 1464-1466 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.001464


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Abstract

We study the propagation of light in Bloch waveguide arrays exhibiting periodic coupling interactions. Intriguing wave packet revival patterns as well as beating Bloch oscillations are demonstrated. A new resonant delocalization phase transition is also predicted.

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OCIS Codes
(130.2790) Integrated optics : Guided waves
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 28, 2010
Revised Manuscript: January 25, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: January 26, 2011
Published: April 15, 2011

Citation
R. El-Ganainy, D. N. Christodoulides, C. E. Rüter, and D. Kip, "Resonant delocalization and Bloch oscillations in modulated lattices," Opt. Lett. 36, 1464-1466 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-8-1464


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