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Evolution of spatially solitary waves in nonlinear waveguide arrays
Author(s): R. Muschall; Cornelia Schmidt-Hattenberger; Falk L. Lederer
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Paper Abstract

We study the evolution of solitary waves in inhomogeneous nonlinear arrays of waveguides. We use both a continuous and a discrete approach. For the continuous approximation we find a Lagrangean that permits to change to a set of ordinary differential equations. The evolution of the solitary waves is studied for various inhomogeneous arrays.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 August 1994
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2212, Linear and Nonlinear Integrated Optics, (25 August 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.185148
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R. Muschall, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany)
Cornelia Schmidt-Hattenberger, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany)
Falk L. Lederer, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2212:
Linear and Nonlinear Integrated Optics
Giancarlo C. Righini; David Yevick, Editor(s)

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