Nonlinear bloch-wave spectroscopy of optically-induced gratings

Audrey A. Sukhorukov*, Dragomir Neshev, Yuri S. Kivshar, Wieslaw Krolikowski

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    We study Bragg scattering of light in optically-induced gratings and show, theoretically and experimentally, that the diffracted beam profile is defined by the structure of the Bloch-wave spectrum. Simultaneous generation of discrete and gap solitons is observed at high powers.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)109-110
    Number of pages2
    JournalOSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series
    Publication statusPublished - 2003
    EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO); Postconference Digest - Baltimore, MD, United States
    Duration: 1 Jun 20036 Jun 2003


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