Decay of high order optical vortices in anisotropic nonlinear optical media

A.V. Mamaev, M. Saffman, A.A. Zozulya

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    Abstract

    We present an experimental and theoretical study of the decay of high order optical vortices in media with an anisotropic nonlocal nonlinearity. Vortices with charge n decay into an aligned array of n vortices of unit charge.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalPhysical Review Letters
    Volume78
    Issue number11
    Pages (from-to)2108-2111
    ISSN0031-9007
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1997

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