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Propagation of a light beam in lithium niobate waveguide arrays: from discrete diffraction to discrete self-focusing
Author(s): Feng Chen; Detlef Kip; Vladimir Shandarov; Daniel Runde; Milutin Stepic; Christian Rueter
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Paper Abstract

We experimentally investigate propagation of light beams of visible range within waveguide arrays of one-dimensional photorefractive waveguides formed in the Y cut lithium niobate wafers. We demonstrate formation of bright staggered discrete spatial solitons within such an array at simulataneous π out fo phase excitation of two waveguide channels by cw light beam with wavelength of 514,4 nm and total power of 200 μW.

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Date Published: 8 June 2005
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 5851, Fundamental Problems of Optoelectronics and Microelectronics II, (8 June 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.633899
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Feng Chen, Technische Univ. Clausthal (Germany)
Detlef Kip, Technische Univ. Clausthal (Germany)
Vladimir Shandarov, State Univ. of Control Systems and Radioelectronics (Russia)
Daniel Runde, Technische Univ. Clausthal (Germany)
Milutin Stepic, Technische Univ. Clausthal (Germany)
Christian Rueter, Technische Univ. Clausthal (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5851:
Fundamental Problems of Optoelectronics and Microelectronics II
Yuri N. Kulchin; Oleg B. Vitrik; Vladimir I. Stroganov, Editor(s)

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