We experimentally investigate necklace beams in Kerr media. For powers greater than one critical power for self-focusing per bead, we observe a transition from collective behavior to independent collapse of each of the beads.
|Title of host publication||Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007|
|State||Published - 1 Jan 2007|
|Event||Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007 - Baltimore, MD, United States|
Duration: 6 May 2007 → 6 May 2007
|Name||Optics InfoBase Conference Papers|
|Conference||Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007|
|Period||6/05/07 → 6/05/07|