Controlled switching of discrete solitons in waveguide arrays

R.A. Vicencio, M.I. Molina and Kivshar Y.S.
OPTICS LETTERS 28, 20 (2003)


We suggest an effective method for controlling nonlinear switching in arrays of weakly coupled optical waveguides. We demonstrate digitized switching of a narrow input beam for as many as 11 waveguides in the engineered waveguide arrays. (C) 2003 Optical Society of America.