Title: Higher-band gap soliton formation in defocusing photonic lattices
Authors: Kip, Detlef  
Rüter, Christian E. 
Dong, Rong
Wang, Zhe
Xu, Jingjun
Language: en
Subject (DDC): DDC::500 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik
Issue Date: Sep-2008
Publisher: Soc.
Document Type: Article
Journal / Series / Working Paper (HSU): Optics letters 
Volume: 33
Issue: 18
Page Start: 2056
Page End: 2058
Publisher Place: Washington, DC
We report on the experimental observation of higher-band gap solitons in a one-dimensional photonic lattice possessing a defocusing saturable nonlinearity. Pure Floquet-Bloch modes of the first three bands are excited using a prism-coupler setup, and spatial gap solitons of different width are formed, the latter property being related to the increasing anomalous diffraction in the three bands and the fixed value of the nonlinearity in our lithium niobate sample. © 2008 Optical Society of America.
Organization Units (connected with the publication): Technische Universität Clausthal
URL: https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/54749123689
ISSN: 01469592
DOI: 10.1364/OL.33.002056
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