Superfluid-like shock waves in nonlinear optics

Wenjie Wan, Jason W. Fleischer

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate superfluid-like optical spatial shock waves. We examine their basic nonlinear properties in both 1D and 2D and demonstrate collisions between two such shocks.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2006
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528136, 9781557528131
StatePublished - Jan 1 2006
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2006 - Long Beach, CA, United States
Duration: May 21 2006May 21 2006

Other

OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2006
CountryUnited States
CityLong Beach, CA
Period5/21/065/21/06

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Wan, W., & Fleischer, J. W. (2006). Superfluid-like shock waves in nonlinear optics. In Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2006 Optical Society of America.