We present, experimentally and theoretically, a polymer material system that supports optical spatial solitons of circular polarization. We demonstrate one-dimensional circularly polarized dark solitons supported by photoisomerization nonlinearity in a bulk polymer.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
Xiao Sheng Wang, Wei Long She, Shui Zhu Wu, and Fang Zeng, "Circularly polarized optical spatial solitons," Opt. Lett. 30, 863-865 (2005)