We investigate the spatial collapse dynamics of several coupled beams in Kerr media. Depending on the initial beam configuration, we observe sharp transitions to either fusion or annihilation of the collapsing beams.
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A. A. Ishaaya, T. D. Grow, L. T. Vuong, and A. L. Gaeta, "Multiple-Beam Collapse in Kerr Media," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper QME5.
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