Diffraction-managed solitons and nonlinear beam diffusion in modulated waveguide arrays

Alexander Szameit, Ivan L. Garanovich, Matthias Heinrich, Alexander Minovich, Felix Dreisow, Andrey A. Sukhorukov, Thomas Pertsch, Dragomir N. Neshev, Stefan Nolte, Wieslaw Krolikowski, Andreas Tunnermann, Arnan Mitchell (+1 others)
2008 2008 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics  
We present the first experimental observation of nonlinear beam diffusion and formation of diffraction-managed solitons in periodically-curved arrays of coupled optical waveguides created using femtosecond laser writing in silica glass, and titanium indiffusion in LiNbO 3 crystals.
doi:10.1109/cleo.2008.4551047 fatcat:ywhn6gxssfcvdgjcnyn4iob47u