Forward and Backward Waves in Nonlinear Discrete Photonics

  • A. I. MaimistovEmail author
  • S. O. Elyutin


Discrete media representing waveguide arrays are discussed. The waveguides are manufactured from materials with different signs of the refractive indices. Interaction between forward and backward waves is possible in such discrete media. Examples of discrete photonic media of this kind are considered. Gap quasi-solitons and the stability of homogeneous intensity distributions over waveguides are discussed.



This work was supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, project no. 18-02-00278.

We would like to thank our colleagues E.V. Kazantseva, V.A. Patrikeev, and E.I. Lyashko for their useful comments and assistance in conducting our research.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute)MoscowRussia

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