Collapse and stability of necklace beams in Kerr media

Taylor D. Grow, Amiel A. Ishaaya, Luat T. Vuong, Alexander L. Gaeta

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007
Pages1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2007
Externally publishedYes
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: 6 May 20076 May 2007

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Conference

ConferenceQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period6/05/076/05/07

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