We study numerically interaction of a singly-charged vortex with nonlinear photonic lattices optically induced with varying spatial coherence. We observe that the dynamics of vortex phase evolution and lattice deformation is dependent on the coherence.
© 2007 Optical Society of America
(030.0030) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence and statistical optics
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
A. Fors, E. Eugenieva, and Z. Chen, "Vortex Interaction with Nonlinear Photonic Lattices of Varying Coherence," in Frontiers in Optics 2007/Laser Science XXIII/Organic Materials and Devices for Displays and Energy Conversion, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper FTuC5.