Governing soliton splitting in one-dimensional lattices

Andrea Fratalocchi*, Gaetano Assanto

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Abstract

We investigate discrete light dynamics in the presence of a longitudinal defect of arbitrary extension, amplitude and position in a nonlinear waveguide array. We model and discuss the physics of the soliton-defect interaction, showing how to gain complete control over the system outcome for soliton-based data processing. We propose all-optical management in dye-doped liquid crystals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number046603
JournalPhysical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics
Volume73
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 17 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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