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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 13 — Jun. 25, 2007
  • pp: 8021–8028

Nematicons across interfaces: anomalous refraction and reflection of solitons in liquid crystals

Marco Peccianti and Gaetano Assanto  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 13, pp. 8021-8028 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.008021


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Abstract

The robustness of nematicons, i. e. spatial solitons in nematic liquid crystals, can be exploited to implement counter-intuitive negative reflection and refraction schemes for optical signal manipulation at interfaces.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

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

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: May 2, 2007
Revised Manuscript: June 5, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: June 6, 2007
Published: June 12, 2007

Citation
Marco Peccianti and Gaetano Assanto, "Nematicons across interfaces: anomalous refraction and reflection of solitons in liquid Crystals," Opt. Express 15, 8021-8028 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-13-8021


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