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Observation of optical azimuthons

Minovich, Aliaksandr; Neshev, Dragomir; Desyatnikov, Anton S; Krolikowski, Wieslaw; Kivshar, Yuri

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We observe experimentally optical azimuthons, a generic class of ring-shaped localised spiralling beams with azimuthal modulation, carrying phase dislocation in self-focusing nonlinear media. We observe three- and four-lobe azimuthons in 87Rb vapours and demonstrate their anomalous rotation controlled by the input phase distribution.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009-12-09
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10440/1042
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/10440/1042
Source: Optics Express
DOI: 10.1364/OE.17.023610

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