Solitons in 2D optically-induced photonic lattices

Jason W. Fleischer, Oren Cohen, Guy Bartal, Tal Schwartz, Hrvoje Buljan, Ofer Manela, Mordechai Segev, Nikolaos K. Efremidis, Jared Hudock, Demetrios N. Christodoulides

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An overview is given of the diffraction and two families of discrete self-trapped wavepackets: the in-phase and the staggered 2D lattice solitons. These are the first observations of 2D lattice solitons in any physical system. Votex solitons as well as recent work on vector and incoherent solitons in lattices are outlined. General properties of these structures, analogies with other disciplines and potential applications are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)27-28
Number of pages2
JournalConference Proceedings - Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting-LEOS
StatePublished - 2003
Event2003 IEEE LEOS Annual Meeting Conference Proceedings - TUCSON, AZ, United States
Duration: Oct 26 2003Oct 30 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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