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 publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationQELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013
PagesQTu1E.4
StatePublished - 2013
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 9 Jun 201314 Jun 2013

Publication series

NameCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013

Conference

ConferenceCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO:QELS FS 2013
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period9/06/1314/06/13

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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