Excitation of self-transparency Bragg solitons in quadratic media

C. Conti, G. Assanto, and S. Trillo

Opt. Lett. 22, 1350-1352 (1997)


We show that self-transparent or gap solitons with leading-order components at fundamental frequency can be generated in a singly resonant Bragg grating by second-harmonic generation. We discuss the conditions required for exciting these localized waves.