Topological control of optical extreme waves

Giulia Marcucci*, Davide Pierangeli, Aharon J. Agranat, Ray Kuang Lee, Eugenio Delre, Claudio Conti

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We introduce the topological control, based on correspondences between phases and genus of toroidal surfaces associated with nonlinear Schroedinger equation. We prove it experimentally and report observations of controlled transitions from shock to rogue waves.

Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationNonlinear Optics, NLO 2019
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781943580620
StatePublished - 2019
EventNonlinear Optics, NLO 2019 - Waikoloa Beach, United States
Duration: 15 Jul 2019 → …

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F134-NLO 2019
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceNonlinear Optics, NLO 2019
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityWaikoloa Beach
Period15/07/19 → …

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