Solitons in bragg gratings with saturable nonlinearity

Ilya M. Merhasin, Boris A. Malomed, K. Senthilnathan, K. Nakkeeran, Ping Kong Alexander Wai, K. W. Chow

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Coupled-mode equations for two waves coupled by the Bragg reflection in the presence of saturable nonlinearity are introduced. Stable solitons and their bound states fill a part of the bandgap, their collisions being quasi-elastic.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNonlinear Optics
Subtitle of host publicationMaterials, Fundamentals and Applications, NLO 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528438, 9781557528438
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2007
EventNonlinear Optics: Materials, Fundamentals and Applications, NLO 2007 - Kona, HI, United States
Duration: 30 Jul 200730 Jul 2007


ConferenceNonlinear Optics: Materials, Fundamentals and Applications, NLO 2007
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityKona, HI

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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