Spatial solitons in nonlinear photonic crystals

Joel Frederick Corney, Ole Bang

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    We study solitons in one-dimensional quadratic nonlinear photonic crystals with periodic linear and nonlinear susceptibilities. We show that such crystals support stable bright and dark solitons, even when the effective quadratic nonlinearity is zero.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationNonlinear Optics: Materials, Fundamentals, and Applications
    Number of pages2
    Place of PublicationKaua'i-Lihue, HI
    Publication date2000
    ISBN (Print)1-55752-646-X
    Publication statusPublished - 2000
    EventNonlinear Optics: Materials, Fundamentals, and Applications - Kaua'i-Lihue, HI, United States
    Duration: 6 Aug 200010 Aug 2000


    ConferenceNonlinear Optics
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    CityKaua'i-Lihue, HI
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