Title: Tamm oscillations in semi-infinite nonlinear waveguide arrays
Authors: Stepi, Milutin
Smirnov, Eugene
Rüter, Christian E. 
Kip, Detlef  
Maluckov, Aleksandra
Hadzievski, Ljup O
Language: en
Subject (DDC): DDC::500 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik
Issue Date: Apr-2007
Publisher: Soc.
Document Type: Article
Journal / Series / Working Paper (HSU): Optics letters 
Volume: 32
Issue: 7
Page Start: 823
Page End: 825
Publisher Place: Washington, DC
Abstract: 
We demonstrate the existence of nonlinear Tamm oscillations at the interface between a substrate and a one-dimensional waveguide array with either cubic or saturable, self-focusing or self-defocusing nonlinearity. Light is trapped in the vicinity of the array boundary due to the interplay between the repulsive edge potential and Bragg reflection inside the array. In the special case when this potential is linear these oscillations reduce themselves to surface Bloch oscillations.
Organization Units (connected with the publication): Technische Universität Clausthal
ISSN: 0146-9592
DOI: 10.1364/ol.32.000823
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