Abstract

We present what we believe to be the first experimental demonstration of discrete solitons under the influence of first- and second-order lattice site interaction in zigzag femtosecond laser-written waveguide arrays. We show how the formation of these entities is affected by different ratios of the interaction strength. Increasing the second-order coupling between the lattices sites yields an almost linear increase of the input power required for soliton formation.

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