Self-focusing and trapping of Raman-shifted pulses in periodic nonlinear waveguides

D. Cheskis, Y. Linzon, I. Ilsar, R. Morandotti, J. S. Aitchison, S. Bar-Ad

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We present experimental studies and numerical simulations of pulse propagation in continuous and periodically-modulated nonlinear waveguides, in the anomalous dispersion regime. These reveal the complex dynamics of the beam trapping process in periodic structures.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationICONO 2005
Subtitle of host publicationNonlinear Optical Phenomena
StatePublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes
EventICONO 2005: Nonlinear Optical Phenomena - St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
Duration: 11 May 200515 May 2005

Publication series

NameProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
ISSN (Print)0277-786X


ConferenceICONO 2005: Nonlinear Optical Phenomena
Country/TerritoryRussian Federation
CitySt. Petersburg


  • Discrete solitons
  • Nonlinear-waveguide arrays
  • Spatiotemporal solitons


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