# Route to nonlocality and observation of accessible solitons.

@article{Conti2003RouteTN, title={Route to nonlocality and observation of accessible solitons.}, author={Claudio Conti and Marco Peccianti and Gaetano Assanto}, journal={Physical review letters}, year={2003}, volume={91 7}, pages={ 073901 } }

We develop a general theory of spatial solitons in a liquid crystalline medium exhibiting a nonlinearity with an arbitrary degree of effective nonlocality. The model accounts the observability of accessible solitons and establishes an important link with parametric solitons.

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