Guiding and Bending Light at Will with Spatial Solitons in Liquid Crystals

G.Assanto, M.Peccianti, A. Alberucci and A. Piccardi

Int. J. Microw. Opt. Techn. 3 (3), 370-6 (2008)


We review state of the art and recent results in the controlled deflection of (2D+1) nematicons, i.e. optical solitons generated through molecular reorientation in nematic liquid crystals