D. Campi, C. Coriasso, A. Stano, L. Faustini, C. Cacciatore, C. Rigo, and G. Meneghini, “Nonlinear contradirectional coupler,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 72, 537–539 (1998).

I. V. Babushkin, Yu. A. Logvin, and N. A. Loiko, “Symmetry breaking bifurcation in light dynamics of two bistable thin films,” Kvantovaya Elekron. (Moscow) 25, 110–115 (1998) [Quantum Electron. 28, 105–109 (1998)].

Yu. A. Logvin, “Nonreciprocal optical patterns due to symmetry breaking,” Phys. Rev. A 57, 1219–1222 (1998).

D. Taverner, N. G. R. Broderick, D. J. Richardson, M. Ibsen, and R. I. Laming, “All-optical AND gate based on coupled gap-soliton formation in a fiber Bragg grating,” Opt. Lett. 23, 259–261 (1998).

D. Taverner, N. G. R. Broderick, D. J. Richardson, R. I. Laming, and M. Ibsen, “Nonlinear self-switching and multiple gap-soliton formation in a fiber Bragg grating,” Opt. Lett. 23, 328–330 (1998).

C. Conti, S. Trillo, and G. Assanto, “Trapping of slowly moving or stationary two-color gap solitons,” Opt. Lett. 23, 334–336 (1998).

A. A. Afanas’ev, V. M. Volkov, and T. S. Efendiev, “Spectrum of the transverse modes of a laser with static distributed feedback by a phase grating,” Kvantovaya Elektron. (Moscow) 24, 528–530 (1997) [Quantum Electron. 27, 514–516 (1997)].

Yu. A. Logvin, T. Ackemann, and W. Lange, “Winking hexagons,” Europhys. Lett. 38, 583–588 (1997).

B. J. Eggleton, C. M. de Sterke, and R. E. Slusher, “Nonlinear pulse propagation in Bragg gratings,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 14, 2980–2993 (1997).

A. De Wit, D. Lima, G. Dewel, and P. Borckmans, “Spatio-temporal dynamics near a codimension-two point,” Phys. Rev. E 54, 261–271 (1996).

Yu. A. Logvin, B. A. Samson, A. A. Afanas’ev, A. M. Samson, and N. A. Loiko, “Triadic Hopf-static structures in two-dimensional optical pattern formation,” Phys. Rev. E 54, R4548–R4551 (1996).

J. Zhon, M. Cada, J. He, and T. Makino, “Analysis and design of combined distributed feedback/Fabry Perot structures for surface emitting semiconductor lasers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 32, 417–423 (1996).

B. J. Eggleton, R. E. Slusher, C. M. de Sterke, P. A. Krug, and J. E. Sipe, “Bragg grating solitons,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 1627–1630 (1996).

S. Radic, N. Georges, and G. P. Agrawal, “Analysis of nonuniform nonlinear distributed feedback structures: generalized transfer matrix method,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 31, 1326–1336 (1995).

J. B. Geddes, R. A. Indik, J. V. Moloney, and W. J. Firth, “Hexagons and squares in a passive nonlinear optical system,” Phys. Rev. A 50, 3471–3485 (1994).

T. Peschel, U. Peschel, and F. Lederer, “Bistability and symmetry breaking in distributed coupling of counterpropagating beams into nonlinear waveguides,” Phys. Rev. A 50, 5153–5163 (1994).

J. He, M. Cada, M.-A. Dupertuis, D. Martin, F. Morier-Genoud, C. Rolland, and A. J. Springthorpe, “All-optical bistable switching and signal regeneration in a semiconductor layered distributed-feedback/Fabry–Perot structure,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 63, 866–868 (1993).

J. Feng and F. K. Kneubühl, “Solitons in a periodic structure with Kerr nonlinearity,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 29, 590–597 (1993).

C. J. Herbert and M. S. Malcuit, “Optical bistability in nonlinear periodic structures,” Opt. Lett. 18, 1783–1785 (1993).

N. D. Sankey, D. F. Prelewitz, and T. G. Brown, “All-optical switching in a nonlinear periodic structures,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 60, 1427–1429 (1992).

H. G. Winful, R. Zamir, and S. Feldman, “Modulation instability in nonlinear periodic structures: implications for ‘gap solitons,’” Appl. Phys. Lett. 58, 1001–1003 (1991).

C. M. de Sterke and J. E. Sipe, “Switching dynamics of finite periodic nonlinear media: a numeric study,” Phys. Rev. A 42, 2858–2869 (1990).

D. N. Christodoulides and R. I. Joseph, “Slow Bragg solitons in nonlinear periodic structures,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 62, 1746–1749 (1989).

A. B. Aceves and S. Wabnitz, “Self-induced transparency solitons in nonlinear refractive periodic media,” Phys. Lett. A 141, 37–42 (1989).

H. G. Winful and G. D. Cooperman, “Self-pulsing and chaos in distributed feedback bistable optical devices,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 40, 298–300 (1982).

H. G. Winful, J. H. Marburger, and E. Garmire, “Theory of bistability in nonlinear distributed feedback structures,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 35, 379–381 (1979).

H. Kogelnik and C. V. Shank, “Coupled-wave theory of distributed feedback lasers,” J. Appl. Phys. 43, 2327–2335 (1972).

A. B. Aceves and S. Wabnitz, “Self-induced transparency solitons in nonlinear refractive periodic media,” Phys. Lett. A 141, 37–42 (1989).

Yu. A. Logvin, T. Ackemann, and W. Lange, “Winking hexagons,” Europhys. Lett. 38, 583–588 (1997).

A. A. Afanas’ev, V. M. Volkov, and T. S. Efendiev, “Spectrum of the transverse modes of a laser with static distributed feedback by a phase grating,” Kvantovaya Elektron. (Moscow) 24, 528–530 (1997) [Quantum Electron. 27, 514–516 (1997)].

Yu. A. Logvin, B. A. Samson, A. A. Afanas’ev, A. M. Samson, and N. A. Loiko, “Triadic Hopf-static structures in two-dimensional optical pattern formation,” Phys. Rev. E 54, R4548–R4551 (1996).

S. Radic, N. Georges, and G. P. Agrawal, “Analysis of nonuniform nonlinear distributed feedback structures: generalized transfer matrix method,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 31, 1326–1336 (1995).

I. V. Babushkin, Yu. A. Logvin, and N. A. Loiko, “Symmetry breaking bifurcation in light dynamics of two bistable thin films,” Kvantovaya Elekron. (Moscow) 25, 110–115 (1998) [Quantum Electron. 28, 105–109 (1998)].

A. De Wit, D. Lima, G. Dewel, and P. Borckmans, “Spatio-temporal dynamics near a codimension-two point,” Phys. Rev. E 54, 261–271 (1996).

D. Taverner, N. G. R. Broderick, D. J. Richardson, R. I. Laming, and M. Ibsen, “Nonlinear self-switching and multiple gap-soliton formation in a fiber Bragg grating,” Opt. Lett. 23, 328–330 (1998).

D. Taverner, N. G. R. Broderick, D. J. Richardson, M. Ibsen, and R. I. Laming, “All-optical AND gate based on coupled gap-soliton formation in a fiber Bragg grating,” Opt. Lett. 23, 259–261 (1998).

N. D. Sankey, D. F. Prelewitz, and T. G. Brown, “All-optical switching in a nonlinear periodic structures,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 60, 1427–1429 (1992).

D. Campi, C. Coriasso, A. Stano, L. Faustini, C. Cacciatore, C. Rigo, and G. Meneghini, “Nonlinear contradirectional coupler,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 72, 537–539 (1998).

J. Zhon, M. Cada, J. He, and T. Makino, “Analysis and design of combined distributed feedback/Fabry Perot structures for surface emitting semiconductor lasers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 32, 417–423 (1996).

J. He, M. Cada, M.-A. Dupertuis, D. Martin, F. Morier-Genoud, C. Rolland, and A. J. Springthorpe, “All-optical bistable switching and signal regeneration in a semiconductor layered distributed-feedback/Fabry–Perot structure,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 63, 866–868 (1993).

D. Campi, C. Coriasso, A. Stano, L. Faustini, C. Cacciatore, C. Rigo, and G. Meneghini, “Nonlinear contradirectional coupler,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 72, 537–539 (1998).

W. Chen and D. L. Mills, “Gap solitons and the nonlinear optical response of superlattices,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 58, 160–163 (1987).

D. N. Christodoulides and R. I. Joseph, “Slow Bragg solitons in nonlinear periodic structures,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 62, 1746–1749 (1989).

H. G. Winful and G. D. Cooperman, “Self-pulsing and chaos in distributed feedback bistable optical devices,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 40, 298–300 (1982).

D. Campi, C. Coriasso, A. Stano, L. Faustini, C. Cacciatore, C. Rigo, and G. Meneghini, “Nonlinear contradirectional coupler,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 72, 537–539 (1998).

B. J. Eggleton, C. M. de Sterke, and R. E. Slusher, “Nonlinear pulse propagation in Bragg gratings,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 14, 2980–2993 (1997).

B. J. Eggleton, R. E. Slusher, C. M. de Sterke, P. A. Krug, and J. E. Sipe, “Bragg grating solitons,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 1627–1630 (1996).

C. M. de Sterke and J. E. Sipe, “Switching dynamics of finite periodic nonlinear media: a numeric study,” Phys. Rev. A 42, 2858–2869 (1990).

A. De Wit, D. Lima, G. Dewel, and P. Borckmans, “Spatio-temporal dynamics near a codimension-two point,” Phys. Rev. E 54, 261–271 (1996).

A. De Wit, D. Lima, G. Dewel, and P. Borckmans, “Spatio-temporal dynamics near a codimension-two point,” Phys. Rev. E 54, 261–271 (1996).

J. He, M. Cada, M.-A. Dupertuis, D. Martin, F. Morier-Genoud, C. Rolland, and A. J. Springthorpe, “All-optical bistable switching and signal regeneration in a semiconductor layered distributed-feedback/Fabry–Perot structure,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 63, 866–868 (1993).

A. A. Afanas’ev, V. M. Volkov, and T. S. Efendiev, “Spectrum of the transverse modes of a laser with static distributed feedback by a phase grating,” Kvantovaya Elektron. (Moscow) 24, 528–530 (1997) [Quantum Electron. 27, 514–516 (1997)].

B. J. Eggleton, C. M. de Sterke, and R. E. Slusher, “Nonlinear pulse propagation in Bragg gratings,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 14, 2980–2993 (1997).

B. J. Eggleton, R. E. Slusher, C. M. de Sterke, P. A. Krug, and J. E. Sipe, “Bragg grating solitons,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 1627–1630 (1996).

D. Campi, C. Coriasso, A. Stano, L. Faustini, C. Cacciatore, C. Rigo, and G. Meneghini, “Nonlinear contradirectional coupler,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 72, 537–539 (1998).

H. G. Winful, R. Zamir, and S. Feldman, “Modulation instability in nonlinear periodic structures: implications for ‘gap solitons,’” Appl. Phys. Lett. 58, 1001–1003 (1991).

J. Feng and F. K. Kneubühl, “Solitons in a periodic structure with Kerr nonlinearity,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 29, 590–597 (1993).

J. B. Geddes, R. A. Indik, J. V. Moloney, and W. J. Firth, “Hexagons and squares in a passive nonlinear optical system,” Phys. Rev. A 50, 3471–3485 (1994).

H. G. Winful, J. H. Marburger, and E. Garmire, “Theory of bistability in nonlinear distributed feedback structures,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 35, 379–381 (1979).

J. B. Geddes, R. A. Indik, J. V. Moloney, and W. J. Firth, “Hexagons and squares in a passive nonlinear optical system,” Phys. Rev. A 50, 3471–3485 (1994).

S. Radic, N. Georges, and G. P. Agrawal, “Analysis of nonuniform nonlinear distributed feedback structures: generalized transfer matrix method,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 31, 1326–1336 (1995).

J. Zhon, M. Cada, J. He, and T. Makino, “Analysis and design of combined distributed feedback/Fabry Perot structures for surface emitting semiconductor lasers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 32, 417–423 (1996).

J. He, M. Cada, M.-A. Dupertuis, D. Martin, F. Morier-Genoud, C. Rolland, and A. J. Springthorpe, “All-optical bistable switching and signal regeneration in a semiconductor layered distributed-feedback/Fabry–Perot structure,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 63, 866–868 (1993).

D. Taverner, N. G. R. Broderick, D. J. Richardson, R. I. Laming, and M. Ibsen, “Nonlinear self-switching and multiple gap-soliton formation in a fiber Bragg grating,” Opt. Lett. 23, 328–330 (1998).

D. Taverner, N. G. R. Broderick, D. J. Richardson, M. Ibsen, and R. I. Laming, “All-optical AND gate based on coupled gap-soliton formation in a fiber Bragg grating,” Opt. Lett. 23, 259–261 (1998).

J. B. Geddes, R. A. Indik, J. V. Moloney, and W. J. Firth, “Hexagons and squares in a passive nonlinear optical system,” Phys. Rev. A 50, 3471–3485 (1994).

D. N. Christodoulides and R. I. Joseph, “Slow Bragg solitons in nonlinear periodic structures,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 62, 1746–1749 (1989).

M. Wegener and C. Klingshirn, “Self-oscillations of an induced absorber (CdS) in a hybrid ring resonator,” Phys. Rev. A 35, 1740–1752 (1987).

J. Feng and F. K. Kneubühl, “Solitons in a periodic structure with Kerr nonlinearity,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 29, 590–597 (1993).

H. Kogelnik and C. V. Shank, “Coupled-wave theory of distributed feedback lasers,” J. Appl. Phys. 43, 2327–2335 (1972).

B. J. Eggleton, R. E. Slusher, C. M. de Sterke, P. A. Krug, and J. E. Sipe, “Bragg grating solitons,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 1627–1630 (1996).

D. Taverner, N. G. R. Broderick, D. J. Richardson, R. I. Laming, and M. Ibsen, “Nonlinear self-switching and multiple gap-soliton formation in a fiber Bragg grating,” Opt. Lett. 23, 328–330 (1998).

D. Taverner, N. G. R. Broderick, D. J. Richardson, M. Ibsen, and R. I. Laming, “All-optical AND gate based on coupled gap-soliton formation in a fiber Bragg grating,” Opt. Lett. 23, 259–261 (1998).

Yu. A. Logvin, T. Ackemann, and W. Lange, “Winking hexagons,” Europhys. Lett. 38, 583–588 (1997).

T. Peschel, U. Peschel, and F. Lederer, “Bistability and symmetry breaking in distributed coupling of counterpropagating beams into nonlinear waveguides,” Phys. Rev. A 50, 5153–5163 (1994).

A. De Wit, D. Lima, G. Dewel, and P. Borckmans, “Spatio-temporal dynamics near a codimension-two point,” Phys. Rev. E 54, 261–271 (1996).

I. V. Babushkin, Yu. A. Logvin, and N. A. Loiko, “Symmetry breaking bifurcation in light dynamics of two bistable thin films,” Kvantovaya Elekron. (Moscow) 25, 110–115 (1998) [Quantum Electron. 28, 105–109 (1998)].

Yu. A. Logvin, “Nonreciprocal optical patterns due to symmetry breaking,” Phys. Rev. A 57, 1219–1222 (1998).

Yu. A. Logvin, T. Ackemann, and W. Lange, “Winking hexagons,” Europhys. Lett. 38, 583–588 (1997).

Yu. A. Logvin, B. A. Samson, A. A. Afanas’ev, A. M. Samson, and N. A. Loiko, “Triadic Hopf-static structures in two-dimensional optical pattern formation,” Phys. Rev. E 54, R4548–R4551 (1996).

I. V. Babushkin, Yu. A. Logvin, and N. A. Loiko, “Symmetry breaking bifurcation in light dynamics of two bistable thin films,” Kvantovaya Elekron. (Moscow) 25, 110–115 (1998) [Quantum Electron. 28, 105–109 (1998)].

Yu. A. Logvin, B. A. Samson, A. A. Afanas’ev, A. M. Samson, and N. A. Loiko, “Triadic Hopf-static structures in two-dimensional optical pattern formation,” Phys. Rev. E 54, R4548–R4551 (1996).

J. Zhon, M. Cada, J. He, and T. Makino, “Analysis and design of combined distributed feedback/Fabry Perot structures for surface emitting semiconductor lasers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 32, 417–423 (1996).

H. G. Winful, J. H. Marburger, and E. Garmire, “Theory of bistability in nonlinear distributed feedback structures,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 35, 379–381 (1979).

J. He, M. Cada, M.-A. Dupertuis, D. Martin, F. Morier-Genoud, C. Rolland, and A. J. Springthorpe, “All-optical bistable switching and signal regeneration in a semiconductor layered distributed-feedback/Fabry–Perot structure,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 63, 866–868 (1993).

D. Campi, C. Coriasso, A. Stano, L. Faustini, C. Cacciatore, C. Rigo, and G. Meneghini, “Nonlinear contradirectional coupler,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 72, 537–539 (1998).

W. Chen and D. L. Mills, “Gap solitons and the nonlinear optical response of superlattices,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 58, 160–163 (1987).

J. B. Geddes, R. A. Indik, J. V. Moloney, and W. J. Firth, “Hexagons and squares in a passive nonlinear optical system,” Phys. Rev. A 50, 3471–3485 (1994).

J. He, M. Cada, M.-A. Dupertuis, D. Martin, F. Morier-Genoud, C. Rolland, and A. J. Springthorpe, “All-optical bistable switching and signal regeneration in a semiconductor layered distributed-feedback/Fabry–Perot structure,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 63, 866–868 (1993).

T. Peschel, U. Peschel, and F. Lederer, “Bistability and symmetry breaking in distributed coupling of counterpropagating beams into nonlinear waveguides,” Phys. Rev. A 50, 5153–5163 (1994).

T. Peschel, U. Peschel, and F. Lederer, “Bistability and symmetry breaking in distributed coupling of counterpropagating beams into nonlinear waveguides,” Phys. Rev. A 50, 5153–5163 (1994).

N. D. Sankey, D. F. Prelewitz, and T. G. Brown, “All-optical switching in a nonlinear periodic structures,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 60, 1427–1429 (1992).

S. Radic, N. Georges, and G. P. Agrawal, “Analysis of nonuniform nonlinear distributed feedback structures: generalized transfer matrix method,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 31, 1326–1336 (1995).

D. Taverner, N. G. R. Broderick, D. J. Richardson, R. I. Laming, and M. Ibsen, “Nonlinear self-switching and multiple gap-soliton formation in a fiber Bragg grating,” Opt. Lett. 23, 328–330 (1998).

D. Taverner, N. G. R. Broderick, D. J. Richardson, M. Ibsen, and R. I. Laming, “All-optical AND gate based on coupled gap-soliton formation in a fiber Bragg grating,” Opt. Lett. 23, 259–261 (1998).

D. Campi, C. Coriasso, A. Stano, L. Faustini, C. Cacciatore, C. Rigo, and G. Meneghini, “Nonlinear contradirectional coupler,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 72, 537–539 (1998).

J. He, M. Cada, M.-A. Dupertuis, D. Martin, F. Morier-Genoud, C. Rolland, and A. J. Springthorpe, “All-optical bistable switching and signal regeneration in a semiconductor layered distributed-feedback/Fabry–Perot structure,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 63, 866–868 (1993).

Yu. A. Logvin, B. A. Samson, A. A. Afanas’ev, A. M. Samson, and N. A. Loiko, “Triadic Hopf-static structures in two-dimensional optical pattern formation,” Phys. Rev. E 54, R4548–R4551 (1996).

Yu. A. Logvin, B. A. Samson, A. A. Afanas’ev, A. M. Samson, and N. A. Loiko, “Triadic Hopf-static structures in two-dimensional optical pattern formation,” Phys. Rev. E 54, R4548–R4551 (1996).

N. D. Sankey, D. F. Prelewitz, and T. G. Brown, “All-optical switching in a nonlinear periodic structures,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 60, 1427–1429 (1992).

H. Kogelnik and C. V. Shank, “Coupled-wave theory of distributed feedback lasers,” J. Appl. Phys. 43, 2327–2335 (1972).

B. J. Eggleton, R. E. Slusher, C. M. de Sterke, P. A. Krug, and J. E. Sipe, “Bragg grating solitons,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 1627–1630 (1996).

C. M. de Sterke and J. E. Sipe, “Switching dynamics of finite periodic nonlinear media: a numeric study,” Phys. Rev. A 42, 2858–2869 (1990).

B. J. Eggleton, C. M. de Sterke, and R. E. Slusher, “Nonlinear pulse propagation in Bragg gratings,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 14, 2980–2993 (1997).

B. J. Eggleton, R. E. Slusher, C. M. de Sterke, P. A. Krug, and J. E. Sipe, “Bragg grating solitons,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 1627–1630 (1996).

J. He, M. Cada, M.-A. Dupertuis, D. Martin, F. Morier-Genoud, C. Rolland, and A. J. Springthorpe, “All-optical bistable switching and signal regeneration in a semiconductor layered distributed-feedback/Fabry–Perot structure,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 63, 866–868 (1993).

D. Campi, C. Coriasso, A. Stano, L. Faustini, C. Cacciatore, C. Rigo, and G. Meneghini, “Nonlinear contradirectional coupler,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 72, 537–539 (1998).

D. Taverner, N. G. R. Broderick, D. J. Richardson, R. I. Laming, and M. Ibsen, “Nonlinear self-switching and multiple gap-soliton formation in a fiber Bragg grating,” Opt. Lett. 23, 328–330 (1998).

D. Taverner, N. G. R. Broderick, D. J. Richardson, M. Ibsen, and R. I. Laming, “All-optical AND gate based on coupled gap-soliton formation in a fiber Bragg grating,” Opt. Lett. 23, 259–261 (1998).

A. A. Afanas’ev, V. M. Volkov, and T. S. Efendiev, “Spectrum of the transverse modes of a laser with static distributed feedback by a phase grating,” Kvantovaya Elektron. (Moscow) 24, 528–530 (1997) [Quantum Electron. 27, 514–516 (1997)].

A. B. Aceves and S. Wabnitz, “Self-induced transparency solitons in nonlinear refractive periodic media,” Phys. Lett. A 141, 37–42 (1989).

M. Wegener and C. Klingshirn, “Self-oscillations of an induced absorber (CdS) in a hybrid ring resonator,” Phys. Rev. A 35, 1740–1752 (1987).

H. G. Winful, R. Zamir, and S. Feldman, “Modulation instability in nonlinear periodic structures: implications for ‘gap solitons,’” Appl. Phys. Lett. 58, 1001–1003 (1991).

H. G. Winful and G. D. Cooperman, “Self-pulsing and chaos in distributed feedback bistable optical devices,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 40, 298–300 (1982).

H. G. Winful, J. H. Marburger, and E. Garmire, “Theory of bistability in nonlinear distributed feedback structures,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 35, 379–381 (1979).

H. G. Winful, R. Zamir, and S. Feldman, “Modulation instability in nonlinear periodic structures: implications for ‘gap solitons,’” Appl. Phys. Lett. 58, 1001–1003 (1991).

J. Zhon, M. Cada, J. He, and T. Makino, “Analysis and design of combined distributed feedback/Fabry Perot structures for surface emitting semiconductor lasers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 32, 417–423 (1996).

J. He, M. Cada, M.-A. Dupertuis, D. Martin, F. Morier-Genoud, C. Rolland, and A. J. Springthorpe, “All-optical bistable switching and signal regeneration in a semiconductor layered distributed-feedback/Fabry–Perot structure,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 63, 866–868 (1993).

H. G. Winful, J. H. Marburger, and E. Garmire, “Theory of bistability in nonlinear distributed feedback structures,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 35, 379–381 (1979).

H. G. Winful and G. D. Cooperman, “Self-pulsing and chaos in distributed feedback bistable optical devices,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 40, 298–300 (1982).

H. G. Winful, R. Zamir, and S. Feldman, “Modulation instability in nonlinear periodic structures: implications for ‘gap solitons,’” Appl. Phys. Lett. 58, 1001–1003 (1991).

D. Campi, C. Coriasso, A. Stano, L. Faustini, C. Cacciatore, C. Rigo, and G. Meneghini, “Nonlinear contradirectional coupler,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 72, 537–539 (1998).

N. D. Sankey, D. F. Prelewitz, and T. G. Brown, “All-optical switching in a nonlinear periodic structures,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 60, 1427–1429 (1992).

Yu. A. Logvin, T. Ackemann, and W. Lange, “Winking hexagons,” Europhys. Lett. 38, 583–588 (1997).

J. Zhon, M. Cada, J. He, and T. Makino, “Analysis and design of combined distributed feedback/Fabry Perot structures for surface emitting semiconductor lasers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 32, 417–423 (1996).

J. Feng and F. K. Kneubühl, “Solitons in a periodic structure with Kerr nonlinearity,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 29, 590–597 (1993).

S. Radic, N. Georges, and G. P. Agrawal, “Analysis of nonuniform nonlinear distributed feedback structures: generalized transfer matrix method,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 31, 1326–1336 (1995).

H. Kogelnik and C. V. Shank, “Coupled-wave theory of distributed feedback lasers,” J. Appl. Phys. 43, 2327–2335 (1972).

D. Taverner, N. G. R. Broderick, D. J. Richardson, M. Ibsen, and R. I. Laming, “All-optical AND gate based on coupled gap-soliton formation in a fiber Bragg grating,” Opt. Lett. 23, 259–261 (1998).

D. Taverner, N. G. R. Broderick, D. J. Richardson, R. I. Laming, and M. Ibsen, “Nonlinear self-switching and multiple gap-soliton formation in a fiber Bragg grating,” Opt. Lett. 23, 328–330 (1998).

C. Conti, S. Trillo, and G. Assanto, “Trapping of slowly moving or stationary two-color gap solitons,” Opt. Lett. 23, 334–336 (1998).

C. J. Herbert and M. S. Malcuit, “Optical bistability in nonlinear periodic structures,” Opt. Lett. 18, 1783–1785 (1993).

A. B. Aceves and S. Wabnitz, “Self-induced transparency solitons in nonlinear refractive periodic media,” Phys. Lett. A 141, 37–42 (1989).

Yu. A. Logvin, “Nonreciprocal optical patterns due to symmetry breaking,” Phys. Rev. A 57, 1219–1222 (1998).

J. B. Geddes, R. A. Indik, J. V. Moloney, and W. J. Firth, “Hexagons and squares in a passive nonlinear optical system,” Phys. Rev. A 50, 3471–3485 (1994).

M. Wegener and C. Klingshirn, “Self-oscillations of an induced absorber (CdS) in a hybrid ring resonator,” Phys. Rev. A 35, 1740–1752 (1987).

T. Peschel, U. Peschel, and F. Lederer, “Bistability and symmetry breaking in distributed coupling of counterpropagating beams into nonlinear waveguides,” Phys. Rev. A 50, 5153–5163 (1994).

C. M. de Sterke and J. E. Sipe, “Switching dynamics of finite periodic nonlinear media: a numeric study,” Phys. Rev. A 42, 2858–2869 (1990).

A. De Wit, D. Lima, G. Dewel, and P. Borckmans, “Spatio-temporal dynamics near a codimension-two point,” Phys. Rev. E 54, 261–271 (1996).

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