Spectral Peak Shift in One-Dimensional Nonlinear Photonic Crystal

  • Shereena Joseph
  • Aurangzeb Khurram Hafiz
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We present a numerical study of the pulse propagation inside a one-dimensional nonlinear photonic crystal (PC) in which the nonlinear layer is a Kerr medium. The Transfer matrix method is used to study the nonlinear propagation in the structure. We observe shift in the peak spectral wavelength induced by self-phase modulation as a result of high Kerr nonlinearity.


Kerr nonlinearity Self phase modulation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsJamia Millia IslamiaNew DelhiIndia

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