Peakons - a novel type of robust pulses in photonic crystals

U. Peschel*, F. Lederer, B. A. Malomed

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Abstract

We demonstrate that near resonances, e.g. around the band gaps of Bragg gratings, nonsolitonic pulses can propagate undistorted. These so-called peakons are stabilized by nonlinearly induced self-phase modulation, which shifts their frequency out of resonance.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNonlinear Guided Waves and Their Applications, NLGW 2002
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)1557527237
StatePublished - 2002
EventNonlinear Guided Waves and Their Applications, NLGW 2002 - Stresa, Italy
Duration: 1 Sep 20024 Sep 2002

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Conference

ConferenceNonlinear Guided Waves and Their Applications, NLGW 2002
Country/TerritoryItaly
CityStresa
Period1/09/024/09/02

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