Observation of Einstein's rings and optical gravitational collimation

Chong Sheng, Rivka Bekenstein, Hiu Liu, Shining Zhu, Mordechai Segev*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

We experimentally observe Einstein's Rings caused by gravitational lensing by designing a refractive index profile analogous to the curvature of a star. We employ the experiment to produce collimated optical beams in homogenous media.

Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationScience and Innovations, CLEO-SI 2015
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Pages2267
Number of pages1
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529688
DOIs
StatePublished - 4 May 2015
Externally publishedYes
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO-SI 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 10 May 201515 May 2015

Publication series

NameCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO-SI 2015

Conference

ConferenceCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO-SI 2015
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period10/05/1515/05/15

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