Nonlinear photonic quasicrystals: Observation of tunneling-transport, soliton formation, and defect dynamics

Barak Freedman, Guy Bartal, Mordechai Segev, Ron Lifshitz, Demetrios N. Christodoulides, Jason W. Fleischer

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Abstract

We present the first observation of defect dynamics in 2D nonlinearly interacting photonic quasicrystals. In addition, we present experiments showing linear "discrete" diffraction from various lattice sites and lattice solitons in photonic quasicrystals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2006
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528136, 9781557528131
StatePublished - Jan 1 2006
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2006 - Long Beach, CA, United States
Duration: May 21 2006May 21 2006

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2006
CountryUnited States
CityLong Beach, CA
Period5/21/065/21/06

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Freedman, B., Bartal, G., Segev, M., Lifshitz, R., Christodoulides, D. N., & Fleischer, J. W. (2006). Nonlinear photonic quasicrystals: Observation of tunneling-transport, soliton formation, and defect dynamics. In Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2006 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.