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K. G. Makris, R. El-Ganainy, D. N. Christodoulides, and Z. H. Musslimani, “Beam dynamics in PT symmetric optical lattices,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 103904 (2008).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

Z. H. Musslimani, K. G. Makris, R. El-Ganainy, and D. N. Christodoulides, “Optical solitons in PT periodic potentials,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 030402 (2008).

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[CrossRef]

C. Conti, A. Fratalocchi, M. Peccianti, G. Ruocco, and S. Trillo, “Observation of a gradient catastrophe generating solitons,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 083902 (2009).

[CrossRef]

N. Ghofraniha, C. Conti, G. Ruocco, and S. Trillo, “Shocks in nonlocal media,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 043903 (2007).

[CrossRef]

A. Guo, G. J. Salamo, D. Duchesne, R. Morandotti, M. Volatier-Ravat, V. Aimez, G. A. Siviloglou, and D. N. Christodoulides, “Observation of PT-symmetry breaking in complex optical potentials,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 093902 (2009).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

Y. He and D. Mihalache, “Lattice solitons in optical media described by the complex Ginzburg-Landau model with PT-symmetric periodic potentials,” Phys. Rev. A 87, 013812 (2013).

[CrossRef]

Y. He, X. Zhu, D. Mihalache, J. Liu, and Z. Chen, “Lattices solitons in PT-symmetric mixed linear-nonlinear optical lattices,” Phys. Rev. A 85, 013831 (2012).

[CrossRef]

Y. He, X. Zhu, D. Mihalache, J. Liu, and Z. Chen, “Solitons in PT-symmetric linear lattices with spatially periodic modulation of nonlinearity,” Opt. Commun. 285, 3320–3324 (2012).

[CrossRef]

C. Yin, Y. He, H. Li, and J. Xie, “Solitons in parity-time symmetric potentials with spatially modulated nonlocal nonlinearity,” Opt. Express 20, 19355–19362 (2012).

[CrossRef]

Y. He, D. Mihalache, and B. Hu, “Soliton drift, rebound, penetration, and trapping at the interface between media with uniform and spatially modulated nonlinearities,” Opt. Lett. 35, 1716–1718 (2010).

[CrossRef]

S. Hu, X. Ma, D. Lu, Y. Zheng, and W. Hu, “Defect solitons in parity-time-symmetric optical lattices with nonlocal nonlinearity,” Phys. Rev. A 85, 043826 (2012).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

H. Li, Z. Shi, X. Jiang, and X. Zhu, “Gray solitons in PT symmetric potentials,” Opt. Lett. 36, 3290–3292 (2011).

[CrossRef]

Z. Rapti, P. G. Kevrekidis, V. V. Konotop, and C. K. R. T. Jones, “Solitary waves under the competition of linear and nonlinear periodic potentials,” J. Phys. A 40, 14151–14163 (2007).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

C. M. Bender, D. C. Brody, and H. F. Jones, “Complex extension of quantum mechanics,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 270401 (2002).

[CrossRef]

Y. V. Kartashov, B. A. Malomed, and L. Torner, “Solitons in nonlinear lattices,” Rev. Mod. Phys. 83, 247–305 (2011).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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Z. Rapti, P. G. Kevrekidis, V. V. Konotop, and C. K. R. T. Jones, “Solitary waves under the competition of linear and nonlinear periodic potentials,” J. Phys. A 40, 14151–14163 (2007).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

O. Bendix, R. Fleischmann, T. Kottos, and B. Shapiro, “Exponentially fragile PT symmetry in lattices with localized eigenmodes,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 030402 (2009).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

W. Hu, T. Zhang, Q. Guo, X. Li, and S. Lan, “Nonlocality-controlled interaction of spatial solitons in nematic liquid crystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 071111 (2006).

[CrossRef]

P. V. Larsen, M. P. Sorensen, O. Bang, W. Z. Krolikowski, and S. Trillo, “Nonlocal description of X waves in quadratic nonlinear materials,” Phys. Rev. E 73, 036614 (2006).

[CrossRef]

C. Yin, Y. He, H. Li, and J. Xie, “Solitons in parity-time symmetric potentials with spatially modulated nonlocal nonlinearity,” Opt. Express 20, 19355–19362 (2012).

[CrossRef]

H. Li, Z. Shi, X. Jiang, and X. Zhu, “Gray solitons in PT symmetric potentials,” Opt. Lett. 36, 3290–3292 (2011).

[CrossRef]

L. Chen, R. Li, N. Yang, D. Chen, and L. Li, “Optical modes in PT-symmetric double-channel waveguides,” Proc. Rom. Acad. A 13, 46–54 (2012).

L. Chen, R. Li, N. Yang, D. Chen, and L. Li, “Optical modes in PT-symmetric double-channel waveguides,” Proc. Rom. Acad. A 13, 46–54 (2012).

W. Hu, T. Zhang, Q. Guo, X. Li, and S. Lan, “Nonlocality-controlled interaction of spatial solitons in nematic liquid crystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 071111 (2006).

[CrossRef]

Y. Li, W. Pang, Y. Chen, Z. Yu, J. Zhou, and H. Zhang, “Defect-mediated discrete solitons in optically induced photorefractive lattices,” Phys. Rev. A 80, 043824 (2009).

[CrossRef]

Y. He, X. Zhu, D. Mihalache, J. Liu, and Z. Chen, “Solitons in PT-symmetric linear lattices with spatially periodic modulation of nonlinearity,” Opt. Commun. 285, 3320–3324 (2012).

[CrossRef]

Y. He, X. Zhu, D. Mihalache, J. Liu, and Z. Chen, “Lattices solitons in PT-symmetric mixed linear-nonlinear optical lattices,” Phys. Rev. A 85, 013831 (2012).

[CrossRef]

S. Hu, X. Ma, D. Lu, Y. Zheng, and W. Hu, “Defect solitons in parity-time-symmetric optical lattices with nonlocal nonlinearity,” Phys. Rev. A 85, 043826 (2012).

[CrossRef]

W. Krolikowski, M. Saffman, B. Luther-Davies, and C. Denz, “Anomalous interaction of spatial solitons in photorefractive media,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 3240–3243 (1998).

[CrossRef]

S. Hu, X. Ma, D. Lu, Y. Zheng, and W. Hu, “Defect solitons in parity-time-symmetric optical lattices with nonlocal nonlinearity,” Phys. Rev. A 85, 043826 (2012).

[CrossRef]

K. G. Makris, R. El-Ganainy, D. N. Christodoulides, and Z. H. Musslimani, “PT-symmetric optical lattices,” Phys. Rev. A 81, 063807 (2010).

[CrossRef]

C. E. Rüter, K. G. Makris, R. El-Ganainy, D. N. Christodoulides, M. Segev, and D. Kip, “Observation of parity-time symmetry in optics,” Nat. Phys. 6, 192–195 (2010).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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