Soliton Steering by Longitudinal Modulation of the Nonlinearity in Waveguide Arrays

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Assanto, Gaetano; Cisneros, Luis A.; Minzoni, Antonmaria A.; Skuse, Benjamin D.; Smyth, Noel F.; Worthy, Annette L.;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.104.053903
  • Subject: DISCRETE SOLITONS | BREATHERS | CRYSTALS | PROPAGATION | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3100 | Physics and Astronomy(all) | EQUATION | PHOTONIC LATTICES | OSCILLATIONS
    arxiv: Nonlinear Sciences::Pattern Formation and Solitons | Computer Science::Databases

<p>We show how discrete solitary waves in one and two-dimensional waveguide arrays can be steered across the lattice via the introduction of a longitudinal periodic modulation of the nonlinear response. Through parametric energy transfer from the modulation to the solit... View more
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