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Authors: S.-P. Gorza, D. Taillaert, R. Baets, B. Maes, Ph. Emplit, M. Haelterman
Title: Experimental characterization of optical-gap solitons in a one-dimensional photonic crystal made of a corrugated semiconductor planar waveguide
Format: International Journal
Publication date: 12/2006
Journal/Conference/Book: Physical Review B
Editor/Publisher: The American Physical Society, 
Volume(Issue): 74 p.235327
Internal Reference: [N-560]
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Abstract

We fully characterize the stationary spatial-gap soliton through the measurement of the phase function of its nearly periodic transverse intensity distribution. The spatial-gap soliton is generated in one-dimensional photonic crystal consisting of a corrugated semiconductor planar optical waveguide. The measured phase function allows us to determine the detuning parameter that provides the position of the gap soliton within the photonic band gap.

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