Experimental observation of the stern gerlach effect in nonlinear optics

Ofir Yesharim*, Aviv Karnieli, Giuseppe Di Domenico, Sivan Trajtenberg-Mills, Ady Arie

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The optical analogue of the Stern Gerlach effect is experimentally demonstrated, using the sum frequency generation process, whereby a light beam is deflected into two distinct angles owing to a gradient in the nonlinear coupling.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberFTh1J.1
JournalOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
StatePublished - 2021
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO: QELS 2021 - Part of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2021 - Virtual, Online, United States
Duration: 9 May 202114 May 2021


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