Observation of Einstein's Rings and optical gravitational collimation

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

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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 publication2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529688
StatePublished - 10 Aug 2015
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 10 May 201515 May 2015

Publication series

NameConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest
Volume2015-August

Conference

ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period10/05/1515/05/15

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© 2015 OSA.

Keywords

  • Lenses
  • Nonlinear optics
  • Optical beams
  • Optical refraction
  • Optical variables control
  • Optical waveguides
  • Refractive index

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