Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Bistability of Anderson localized states in nonlinear random media

Shadrivov, Ilya; Bliokh, Konstantin; Bliokh, Yuri P; Freilikher, Valentin D; Kivshar, Yuri

Description

We study wave transmission through one-dimensional random nonlinear structures and predict a novel effect resulting from an interplay of nonlinearity and disorder. We reveal that, while weak nonlinearity does not change the typical exponentially small transmission in the regime of the Anderson localization, it affects dramatically the disorder-induced localized states excited inside the medium leading to bistable and nonreciprocal resonant transmission. Our numerical modeling shows an excellent...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/54641
Source: Physical Review Letters
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.104.123902

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Shadrivov_Bistability_of_Anderson_2010.pdf1.22 MBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  20 July 2017/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator