Condensation of classical optical waves

Can Sun, Shu Jia, Christopher Barsi, Antonio Picozzi, Sergio Rica, Jason W. Fleischer

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We demonstrate the nonlinear condensation of classical optical waves. The condensation is observed directly, as a function of nonlinearity and wave kinetic energy, in a selfdefocusing photorefractive crystal.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNonlinear Photonics, NP 2010
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010
EventNonlinear Photonics, NP 2010 - Karlsruhe, Germany
Duration: Jun 21 2010Jun 24 2010


OtherNonlinear Photonics, NP 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Sun, C., Jia, S., Barsi, C., Picozzi, A., Rica, S., & Fleischer, J. W. (2010). Condensation of classical optical waves. In Nonlinear Photonics, NP 2010