Transverse dynamics of nematicons

Marco Peccianti*, Andrea Fratalocchi, Gaetano Assanto

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6524-6529
Number of pages6
JournalOptics Express
Issue number26
StatePublished - Dec 2004
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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