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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 26 — Dec. 27, 2004
  • pp: 6524–6529

Transverse dynamics of nematicons

Marco Peccianti, Andrea Fratalocchi, and Gaetano Assanto  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 26, pp. 6524-6529 (2004)

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Optical anisotropy plays a fundamental role on light propagation in nematic liquid crystals. With specific reference to nematicons, we investigate the transverse dynamics due to the interplay of nonlinear self-confinement, birefringent walk-off and a bias-dependent transverse index profile.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(160.3710) Materials : Liquid crystals
(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: November 5, 2004
Revised Manuscript: December 13, 2004
Published: December 27, 2004

Marco Peccianti, Andrea Fratalocchi, and Gaetano Assanto, "Transverse dynamics of nematicons," Opt. Express 12, 6524-6529 (2004)

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