An event horizon in an optical analog of a Laval nozzle

M. Elazar, V. Fleurov, S. Bar-Ad

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Abstract

We demonstrate experimentally an optical event horizon in a waveguide structure akin to a hydrodynamic Laval nozzle. The event horizon which forms at the nozzle throat is suggested as a platform for analog gravity experiments.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2013
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
ISBN (Print)9781557529725
DOIs
StatePublished - 2013
Event2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2013 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 9 Jun 201314 Jun 2013

Publication series

Name2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2013

Conference

Conference2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2013
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period9/06/1314/06/13

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