Observing light dynamics in micro-sized schwarzschild metric

Rivka Bekenstein, Yossef Kabessa, Or Tal, Miguel Bandress, Aharon J. Agranat, Mordechai Segev

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We study the dynamics of light in the Schwarzschild metric using a specifically fabricated micro-sized curved waveguide analogous to the black hole and the whormhole metrics, demonstrating complex dynamics and tunneling through the horizon.

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
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


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

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  • Laser beams
  • Measurement
  • Optical device fabrication
  • Optical surface waves
  • Optical waveguides
  • Surface waves


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