Bright and Dark Gap Solitons in a Negative Index Fabry-Pérot Etalon [article]

Giuseppe D'Aguanno, Nadia Mattiucci, Michael Scalora, Mark J. Bloemer, Maryland Shared Open Access Repository, Maryland Shared Open Access Repository
We predict the existence of bright and dark gap solitons in a single slab of negative index material. The formation of gap solitons is made possible by the exceptional interplay between the linear dispersive properties of the negative index etalon and the effect of a cubic nonlinearity.
doi:10.13016/m2uyob-wotn fatcat:f6firtlc6nb7rhmkccdljjog6a