Chapter 1. Solitary Wave Formation in One-dimensional Photonic Crystals

  1. Prof. Ralf B. Wehrspohn1,2,
  2. Prof. H.-S. Kitzerow3 and
  3. Prof. Kurt Busch4
  1. Sabine Essig,
  2. Jens Niegemann,
  3. Lasha Tkeshelashvili and
  4. Kurt Busch

Published Online: 4 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527621880.ch1

Nanophotonic Materials: Photonic Crystals, Plasmonics, and Metamaterials

Nanophotonic Materials: Photonic Crystals, Plasmonics, and Metamaterials

How to Cite

Essig, S., Niegemann, J., Tkeshelashvili, L. and Busch, K. (2008) Solitary Wave Formation in One-dimensional Photonic Crystals, in Nanophotonic Materials: Photonic Crystals, Plasmonics, and Metamaterials (eds R. B. Wehrspohn, H.-S. Kitzerow and K. Busch), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527621880.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Fraunhofer-Institute for Mechanics of Materials, Halle; Germany

  2. 2

    Martin-Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg, Institute of Physics, 06099 Halle, Germany

  3. 3

    Department of Physical Chemistry FB13, University of Paderborn, Faculty of Science, Warburger Str. 100, 33098 Paderborn, Germany

  4. 4

    Universität Karlsruhe, Institute of Thoeretical Solid State Physics, 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany

Author Information

  1. Universität Karlsruhe, Institute of Thoeretical Solid State Physics, 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 FEB 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527408580

Online ISBN: 9783527621880

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Keywords:

  • nanophotonic materials;
  • properties;
  • photonic crystals;
  • solitary wave formation;
  • one-dimensional photonic crystals;
  • NLCME

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Variational Approach to the NLCME

  • Radiation Losses

  • Results

  • Conclusions and Outlook

  • References