We discuss the interactions between self-guided light beams and light-induced perturbations in a liquid crystal light valve. The model and data are in perfect agreement.
© 2010 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: October 22, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: November 18, 2009
Published: January 29, 2010
A. Alberucci, A. Piccardi, U. Bortolozzo, S. Residori, and G. Assanto, "Nematicon all-optical control in liquid crystal light valves," Opt. Lett. 35, 390-392 (2010)