Light dynamics in nonlinear trimers and twisted multicore fibers

  title={Light dynamics in nonlinear trimers and twisted multicore fibers},
  author={Claudia Castro-Castro and Yannan Shen and Gowri Srinivasan and Alejandro Aceves and Panayotis G. Kevrekidis},
  journal={arXiv: Optics},
Novel photonic structures such as multi-core fibers and graphene based arrays present unique opportunities to manipulate and control the propagation of light. Here we discuss nonlinear dynamics for structures with a few (2 to 6) elements for which linear and nonlinear properties can be tuned. Specifically we show how nonlinearity, coupling, and parity-time PT symmetric gain/loss relate to existence, stability and in general, dynamical properties of nonlinear optical modes. The main emphasis of… 
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