Composition Relation between Nonlinear Bloch Waves and Gap Solitons in Periodic Fractional Systems
AbstractEvolution of beams in nonlinear optical media with a fractional-order diffraction is currently attracting a growing interest. We address the existence of linear and nonlinear Bloch waves in fractional systems with a periodic potential. Under a defocusing nonlinearity, nonlinear Bloch waves at the centers or edges of the first Brillouin zone bifurcate from the corresponding linear Bloch modes at different band edges. They can be constructed by directly copying a fundamental gap soliton (in one lattice site) or alternatively copying it and its mirror image to infinite lattice channels. The localized truncated-Bloch-wave solitons bridging nonlinear Bloch waves and gap solitons are also revealed. We thus prove that fundamental gap solitons can be used as unit cells to build nonlinear Bloch waves or truncated-Bloch-wave solitons, even in fractional configurations. Our results provide helpful hints for understanding the dynamics of localized and delocalized nonlinear modes and the relation between them in periodic fractional systems with an optical nonlinearity. View Full-Text
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Dong, L.; Huang, C. Composition Relation between Nonlinear Bloch Waves and Gap Solitons in Periodic Fractional Systems. Materials 2018, 11, 1134.
Dong L, Huang C. Composition Relation between Nonlinear Bloch Waves and Gap Solitons in Periodic Fractional Systems. Materials. 2018; 11(7):1134.Chicago/Turabian Style
Dong, Liangwei; Huang, Changming. 2018. "Composition Relation between Nonlinear Bloch Waves and Gap Solitons in Periodic Fractional Systems." Materials 11, no. 7: 1134.
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