Abstract

We predict analytically and confirm with numerical simulations that intermode dispersion in nanowire waveguide arrays can be tailored through periodic waveguide bending, facilitating flexible spatiotemporal reshaping without breakup of femtosecond pulses. This approach allows simultaneous and independent control of temporal dispersion and spatial diffraction that are often strongly connected in nanophotonic structures.

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