Collapse of optical vortices

Luat T. Vuong, Taylor D. Grow, Amiel Ishaaya, Alexander L. Gaeta, Gadi Fibich, Gert W. 'T Hooft, Eric R. Eliel

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Abstract

We experimentally and theoretically investigate vortex collapse. In the presence of azimuthal noise, we find that the beam breaks up into a highly predictable number of filaments as a function of power and topological charge.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2006 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2006
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2006
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2006 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2006 - Long Beach, CA, United States
Duration: 21 May 200626 May 2006

Publication series

NameConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2006 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2006

Conference

ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2006 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2006
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityLong Beach, CA
Period21/05/0626/05/06

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