Observation of classical optical wave condensation

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)
JournalOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
StatePublished - 2010
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2010 - Rochester, NY, United States
Duration: Oct 24 2010Oct 28 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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