Critical power for self-focusing in bulk media and in hollow waveguides

Gadi Fibich*, Alexander L. Gaeta

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Abstract

We determine the threshold power for self-focusing collapse both in a bulk medium and in a hollow-core waveguide for various spatial profiles. We find that the threshold power for collapse in the waveguide is always equal to the lower-bound prediction for a bulk medium.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)335-337
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Volume25
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Mar 2000

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