Gomila, Damià and Zambrini, Roberta and Oppo, Gian-Luca (2004) Photonic band-gap inhibition of modulational instabilities. Physical Review Letters, 92 (25). pp. 253904-1. ISSN 0031-9007Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
Spatial structures as a result of a modulational instability are studied in a nonlinear cavity with a photonic crystal. The interaction of the modulated refractive index with the nonlinearity inhibits the instability via the creation of a photonic band gap. A novel mechanism of light localization due to defects and pattern inhibition is also described.
|Keywords:||photonic crystal, modulational instability, photonic band gap, nonlinear physics, pattern inhibition, optics, Optics. Light, Physics and Astronomy(all)|
|Subjects:||Science > Physics > Optics. Light|
|Department:||Faculty of Science > Physics|
|Depositing user:||Mr Derek Boyle|
|Date Deposited:||20 Feb 2007|
|Last modified:||03 Jun 2016 02:18|