OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 2014
  • pp: 2254–2257

Gap solitons with null-scattering

K. Nireekshan Reddy and S. Dutta Gupta  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 8, pp. 2254-2257 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.002254


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (738 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

In this Letter, we study the excitation of gap solitons under the conditions of coherent perfect absorption. Our system consists of a symmetric periodic structure with alternating Kerr nonlinear and linear layers illuminated from both ends. We show near-total transfer of incident light energy into the gap solitons resulting in null scattering. We also report on the nonlinear super-scattering states. Both the exact and the approximate results, which show good agreement based on nonlinear characteristic matrix methods, are presented.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.1450) Nonlinear optics : Bistability
(190.3270) Nonlinear optics : Kerr effect
(130.4815) Integrated optics : Optical switching devices

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 20, 2014
Revised Manuscript: March 10, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: March 10, 2014
Published: April 8, 2014

Citation
K. Nireekshan Reddy and S. Dutta Gupta, "Gap solitons with null-scattering," Opt. Lett. 39, 2254-2257 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-39-8-2254


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. S. Dutta Gupta, in Progress in Optics, E. Wolf, ed. (Elsevier, 1998), Vol. 38, p. 1.
  2. Z. Zang, Appl. Opt. 52, 5701 (2013). [CrossRef]
  3. Z. H. Musslimani, K. G. Makris, R. El-Ganainy, and D. N. Christodoulides, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 030402 (2008). [CrossRef]
  4. Z. Lin, H. Ramezani, T. Eichelkraut, T. Kottos, H. Cao, and D. N. Christodoulides, Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 213901 (2011). [CrossRef]
  5. H. Wang, W. He, L. Zheng, X. Zhu, H. Li, and Y. He, J. Phys. B 45, 245401 (2012). [CrossRef]
  6. F. K. Abdullaev, V. A. Brazhnyi, and M. Salerno, Phys. Rev. A 88, 043829 (2013). [CrossRef]
  7. A. Mostafazadeh, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 260402 (2013). [CrossRef]
  8. W. Chen and D. L. Mills, Phys. Rev. Lett. 58, 160 (1987). [CrossRef]
  9. W. Chen and D. L. Mills, Phys. Rev. B 36, 6269 (1987). [CrossRef]
  10. S. Dutta Gupta, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 6, 1927 (1989). [CrossRef]
  11. C. M. de Sterke and J. E. Sipe, in Progress in Optics,” E. Wolf, ed. (Elsevier, 1994), Vol. 34.
  12. H. Sakaguchi and B. A. Malomed, Phys. Rev. A 81, 013624 (2010). [CrossRef]
  13. S. Dutta Gupta and G. S. Agarwal, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 4, 691 (1987). [CrossRef]
  14. J. H. Marburger and F. S. Felber, Phys. Rev. A 17, 335 (1978). [CrossRef]
  15. W. Wan, Y. D. Chong, L. Ge, H. Noh, A. D. Stone, and H. Cao, Science 331, 889 (2011). [CrossRef]
  16. S. Longhi, Phys. Rev. A 82, 031801(R) (2010). [CrossRef]
  17. S. Dutta-Gupta, O. J. F. Martin, S. Dutta Gupta, and G. S. Agarwal, Opt. Express 20, 1330 (2012). [CrossRef]
  18. S. Dutta-Gupta, R. Deshmukh, A. V. Gopal, O. J. F. Martin, and S. Dutta Gupta, Opt. Lett. 37, 4452 (2012). [CrossRef]
  19. S. Longhi, Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 033901 (2011). [CrossRef]
  20. K. N. Reddy, A. V. Gopal, and S. Dutta Gupta, Opt. Lett. 38, 2517 (2013). [CrossRef]
  21. K. N. Reddy and S. Dutta Gupta, Opt. Lett. 38, 5252 (2013). [CrossRef]
  22. S. Dutta Gupta and D. S. Ray, Phys. Rev. B 41, 8048 (1990).
  23. I. R. Hooper, T. W. Preist, and J. R. Sambles, Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 053902 (2006). [CrossRef]
  24. D. Golla, S. Deb, and S. Dutta Gupta, Eur. Phys. J. Appl. Phys. 53, 10702 (2011). [CrossRef]
  25. P. Yeh, Optical Waves in Layered Media (Wiley, 1988).

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited