Spatial solitons in two-dimensional lattices of a nonlinear nature

G. Assanto, K. Gallo, A. Pasquazi and S. Stivala

Opt. Photon. News 6, 29-32 (2008)


These authors describe their observation of two-color optical solitons in a 2D parametric photonic lattice with hexagonal symmetry in lithium niobate. Their results have enabled wavelength-controlled angular steering and the displacement of self-trapped filaments of light