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Soliton self-deflection via power-dependent walk-off

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes
Publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventNonlinear Photonics, NP 2010 - Karlsruhe, Germany
Duration: 21 Jun 201024 Jun 2010

Conference

ConferenceNonlinear Photonics, NP 2010
CountryGermany
CityKarlsruhe
Period21/06/1024/06/10

Abstract

We demonstrate and model power-dependent self-bending of spatial solitons in nematic liquid crystals. The deflection is explained by nonlinear changes in walk-off, as induced by the rotation of the optic axis via reorientation.