Dispersive shock waves with nonlocal nonlinearity

Christopher Barsi, Wenjie Wan, Can Sun, Jason W. Fleischer

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We consider dispersive optical shock waves in nonlocal nonlinear media. Experiments are performed using spatial beams in a thermal liquid cell, and results agree with a hydrodynamic theory of propagation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2930-2932
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Issue number20
StatePublished - Oct 15 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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