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  • Vol. 38, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2013
  • pp: 1064–1066

Nonlinear surface lattice coupler

Xianling Shi, Fangwei Ye, Boris Malomed, and Xianfeng Chen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 7, pp. 1064-1066 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.001064


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Abstract

We study two-component surface solitons in a pair of linearly coupled truncated waveguiding arrays with the Kerr nonlinearity. Symmetric solitons have a very small stability area, while those that are antisymmetric and asymmetric are stable in vast regions. Below a critical value of the coupling constant, branches of the symmetric and asymmetric modes separate, and accordingly, asymmetric solitons cease to bifurcate from the symmetric ones, providing the first example of asymmetric modes in nonlinear couplers that do not originate from symmetric counterparts.

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OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.6135) Nonlinear optics : Spatial solitons

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: December 18, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: February 25, 2013
Published: March 21, 2013

Citation
Xianling Shi, Fangwei Ye, Boris Malomed, and Xianfeng Chen, "Nonlinear surface lattice coupler," Opt. Lett. 38, 1064-1066 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-7-1064


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