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By Bernd Terhalle

Discrete periodic constructions play an immense function in physics, and feature unfolded a thrilling new zone of research in recent times. Questions when it comes to the keep an eye on of sunshine in such buildings nonetheless symbolize an immense problem. it's this hugely lively box that's addressed within the current thesis. utilizing the version approach of a photorefractive nonlinearity that enables one to at the same time create and keep an eye on photonic lattices through gentle, the writer obtains a complete photo of the regulate of nonlinear and quantum optics phenomena in photonic lattices. He describes and demonstrates experimentally for the 1st time resonant transitions in two-dimensional hexagonal lattices, together with Rabi oscillations and Landau-Zener tunneling, in addition to the direct regulate and exploitation of those transitions. a selected spotlight of this thesis is the examine of soliton-cluster switching and keep watch over of Zener tunneling.

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