Discrete self-trapping, soliton interactions, and beam steering in nonlinear waveguide arrays
Authors: Aceves A. B., De Angelis C., Peschel T., Muschall R., Lederer F., Trillo S., Wabnitz S.
Autors Affiliation: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131; Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informatica, Universita’ di Padova, Via Gradenigo 6/a, 35131 Padova, Italy; University of Jena, Faculty of Physics and Astronomy, Max-Wien-Platz 1, 07743 Jena, Germany; Fondazione Ugo Bordoni, Via B. Castiglione 59, 00142 Rome, Italy
Abstract: We investigate the self-trapping phenomenon in one-dimensional nonlinear waveguide arrays. We discuss various approximate analytical descriptions of the discrete self-trapped solutions. We analyze the packing, steering, and collision properties of these solutions, by means of a variational approach and soliton perturbation theory. We compare the analytical and numerical results.
Journal/Review: PHYSICAL REVIEW E
Volume: 53 (1) Pages from: 1172 to: 1189
KeyWords: SolitonsDOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.53.1172Citations: 267data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2023-09-24References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here