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 publicationNonlinear Optics
Subtitle of host publicationMaterials, Fundamentals and Applications, NLO 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)1557528438, 9781557528438
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2007
Externally publishedYes
EventNonlinear Optics: Materials, Fundamentals and Applications, NLO 2007 - Kona, HI, United States
Duration: 30 Jul 200730 Jul 2007

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Conference

ConferenceNonlinear Optics: Materials, Fundamentals and Applications, NLO 2007
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityKona, HI
Period30/07/0730/07/07

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