Soliton self-routing in a finite photonic potential

A. Alberucci, C.P. Jisha, R.-K. Lee, and G. Assanto

Opt. Lett. 38 (12), 2071-2073 (2013)


We investigate power-dependent routing of one-dimensional Kerr-like spatial solitons in the presence of a finite photonic potential. Large self-deflections can be obtained using a trapping index well of limited length.