Self-accelerating optical beams in nonlocal nonlinear media

Rivka Bekenstein, Ran Schley, Mordechai Segev*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

We find self-accelerating beams in nonlocal nonlinear media and show that their propagation dynamics is affected by boundary conditions that increase their acceleration, or cause bending in a direction opposite to the initial trajectory.

Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012
StatePublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 6 May 201211 May 2012

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Conference

ConferenceQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period6/05/1211/05/12

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