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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 24 — Nov. 19, 2012
  • pp: 27369–27375

Shock wave far-field in ordered and disordered nonlocal media

S. Gentilini, N. Ghofraniha, E. DelRe, and C. Conti  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 24, pp. 27369-27375 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.027369


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Abstract

We investigate the far field of a spatial dispersive shock wave generated from a Gaussian beam propagating in nonlinear nonlocal colloidal disordered media. The interplay between nonlinearity and structural randomness is quantified in terms of the threshold power for the occurrence of the shock wave.

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OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.3970) Nonlinear optics : Microparticle nonlinear optics
(190.4720) Nonlinear optics : Optical nonlinearities of condensed matter

ToC Category:
Materials

History
Original Manuscript: September 4, 2012
Revised Manuscript: October 16, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: October 17, 2012
Published: November 19, 2012

Virtual Issues
Nonlinear Photonics (2012) Optics Express

Citation
S. Gentilini, N. Ghofraniha, E. DelRe, and C. Conti, "Shock wave far-field in ordered and disordered nonlocal media," Opt. Express 20, 27369-27375 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-24-27369


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