Three-color vector nematicon


  • Urszula Anna Laudyn Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Physics
  • Michał Kwaśny Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Physics
  • Mirosław Karpierz Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Physics
  • Gaetano Assanto Nonlinear Optics and Opto-Electronics Laboratory, University ?Roma Tre", Rome 00146, Italy Photonics Lab, Department of Physics, Tampere University of Technology, 33101 Tampere ? Finland



Light localization via reorientation in nematic liquid crystals supports multi-component optical spatial solitons, i.e., vector nematicons. By launching three optical beams of different wavelengths and the same input polarization in a bias-free planar cell, we demonstrate a three-color vector nematicon which is self-trapped thanks to its incoherent nature.

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How to Cite

U. A. Laudyn, M. Kwaśny, M. Karpierz, and G. Assanto, “Three-color vector nematicon”, Photonics Lett. Pol., vol. 9, no. 2, pp. pp. 36–38, Jul. 2017.