Modulational instability in nonlinear PT-symmetric photonic lattices

Yaakov Lumer, Mikael C. Rechtsman, Mordechai Segev

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Abstract

We study nonlinear PT-symmetric lattices, and find a variety of new phenomena, among them nonlinearly-induced transition to stable PT-symmetry, instability suppression at high nonlinearities and modulation instability in unexpected regimes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNonlinear Photonics, NP 2012
StatePublished - Dec 1 2012
EventNonlinear Photonics, NP 2012 - Colorado Springs, CO, United States
Duration: Jun 17 2012Jun 21 2012

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherNonlinear Photonics, NP 2012
CountryUnited States
CityColorado Springs, CO
Period6/17/126/21/12

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Optical lattices
photonics
nonlinearity
Modulation
retarding
modulation
symmetry

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Lumer, Y., Rechtsman, M. C., & Segev, M. (2012). Modulational instability in nonlinear PT-symmetric photonic lattices. In Nonlinear Photonics, NP 2012 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).
Lumer, Yaakov ; Rechtsman, Mikael C. ; Segev, Mordechai. / Modulational instability in nonlinear PT-symmetric photonic lattices. Nonlinear Photonics, NP 2012. 2012. (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).
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Lumer, Y, Rechtsman, MC & Segev, M 2012, Modulational instability in nonlinear PT-symmetric photonic lattices. in Nonlinear Photonics, NP 2012. Optics InfoBase Conference Papers, Nonlinear Photonics, NP 2012, Colorado Springs, CO, United States, 6/17/12.

Modulational instability in nonlinear PT-symmetric photonic lattices. / Lumer, Yaakov; Rechtsman, Mikael C.; Segev, Mordechai.

Nonlinear Photonics, NP 2012. 2012. (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).

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