We demonstrate that optically driven two-dimensional lattices of nonlinear metal nanoparticles can support a variety of dissipative localized modes including Faraday ripples, trapped and walking solitons, oscillons, and switching waves connecting different polarization states.
© 2013 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: April 5, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: June 4, 2013
Published: July 11, 2013
Roman E. Noskov, Daria A. Smirnova, and Yuri S. Kivshar, "Subwavelength solitons and Faraday waves in two-dimensional lattices of metal nanoparticles," Opt. Lett. 38, 2554-2556 (2013)