We report on a direct experimental observation of dynamic localization (DL) of light in sinusoidallycurved lithium-niobate waveguide arrays which provides the optical analog of DL for electrons in periodic potentials subjected to ac electric fields as originally proposed by Dunlap and Kenkre [Phys. Rev. B 34, 3625 (1986)]. The theoretical condition for DL in a sinusoidal field is experimentally demonstrated.

Observation of dynamic localization in periodically-curved waveguide arrays

LONGHI, STEFANO;MARANGONI, MARCO ANDREA;RAMPONI, ROBERTA;LAPORTA, PAOLO;
2006

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We report on a direct experimental observation of dynamic localization (DL) of light in sinusoidallycurved lithium-niobate waveguide arrays which provides the optical analog of DL for electrons in periodic potentials subjected to ac electric fields as originally proposed by Dunlap and Kenkre [Phys. Rev. B 34, 3625 (1986)]. The theoretical condition for DL in a sinusoidal field is experimentally demonstrated.
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