We investigate spatio-temporal focusing of an elliptically-shaped beam in a bulk medium with a Kerr nonlinearity and anomalous dispersion. Strong spatio-temporal localization of the mode is observed via multi-filamentation and temporal compression.
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B. Shim, S. E. Schrauth, and A. L. Gaeta, "Multi-Filamentation and Temporal Compression of an Elliptical Beam in the Anomalous Dispersion Regime," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper JTuD114.
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