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[CrossRef]
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[CrossRef]
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[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

For a review of optical bistability see H. M. Gibbs, Optical Bistability: Controlling Light with Light (Academic, Orlando, Fla., 1985).

R. M. Joseph and A. Taflove, “FDTD Maxwell's equations models for nonlinear electrodynamics and optics,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag. 45, 364–374 (1997).

[CrossRef]

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

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D. L. Mills and S. E. Trullinger, “Gap solitons in nonlinear periodic structure,” Phys. Rev. B 36, 947–952 (1987).

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M. Scalora, J. P. Dowling, C. M. Bowden, and M. J. Bloemer, “Optical limiting and switching of ultrashort pulses in nonlinear photonic band gap materials,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 73, 1368–1371 (1994).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

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R. M. Joseph and A. Taflove, “FDTD Maxwell's equations models for nonlinear electrodynamics and optics,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag. 45, 364–374 (1997).

[CrossRef]

D. L. Mills and S. E. Trullinger, “Gap solitons in nonlinear periodic structure,” Phys. Rev. B 36, 947–952 (1987).

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K. S. Yee, “Numerical solution of initial boundary value problems involving Maxwell's equations in isotropic media,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag. AP-14, 302–307 (1966).

R. W. Ziolkowski, “The incorporation of microscopic material models into the FDTD approach for ultrafast optical pulse simulations,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag. 45, 375–391 (1997).

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K. S. Yee, “Numerical solution of initial boundary value problems involving Maxwell's equations in isotropic media,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag. AP-14, 302–307 (1966).

R. M. Joseph and A. Taflove, “FDTD Maxwell's equations models for nonlinear electrodynamics and optics,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag. 45, 364–374 (1997).

[CrossRef]

R. W. Ziolkowski, “The incorporation of microscopic material models into the FDTD approach for ultrafast optical pulse simulations,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag. 45, 375–391 (1997).

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J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, and J. S. Aitchison, “One-dimensional spatial soliton dragging, trapping, and all-optical switching in AlGaAs waveguides,” Opt. Lett. 21, 189–191 (1996).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

P. Tran, “Optical switching with a nonlinear photonic crystal: a numerical study,” Opt. Lett. 21, 1138–1140 (1996).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

For a review of photonic switches see Y. Silberberg, “Photonic switching devices,” Opt. News 5(2), 7–12 (1989).

D. L. Mills and S. E. Trullinger, “Gap solitons in nonlinear periodic structure,” Phys. Rev. B 36, 947–952 (1987).

[CrossRef]

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

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

M. Scalora, J. P. Dowling, C. M. Bowden, and M. J. Bloemer, “Optical limiting and switching of ultrashort pulses in nonlinear photonic band gap materials,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 73, 1368–1371 (1994).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

For a review of optical bistability see H. M. Gibbs, Optical Bistability: Controlling Light with Light (Academic, Orlando, Fla., 1985).