Light self-trapping in nematic liquid crystals

Miroslaw A. Karpierz, Gaetano Assanto

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    Abstract

    We review the most important achievements and recent progress in the area of light-beam self-localization into optical spatial solitons in reorientational molecular media, with specific focus on nematic liquid crystals in planarly aligned, twisted and chiral arrangements.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationLocalized States in Physics: Solitons and Patterns
    PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
    Pages3-16
    Number of pages14
    ISBN (Print)9783642165481
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2011
    Publication typeA3 Book chapter

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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