We report the experimental observation of optical spatial shock waves. These shock waves consist of two kink-type wavefronts which propagate locked to one another through photorefractive two-wave mixing, and move outside their original sector of propagation.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series|
|State||Published - 2003|
|Event||Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO); Postconference Digest - Baltimore, MD, United States|
Duration: 1 Jun 2003 → 6 Jun 2003