Sub-wavelength nonlinear accelerating beams

Ido Kaminer, Mordechai Segev

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We show that optical nonlinearities allow sub-wavelength beams to propagate in circular trajectories without being attenuated in spite of their partially evanescent spectrum. Such beams are exact solutions to Maxwell's equations with Kerr or saturable nonlinearity.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNonlinear Photonics, NP 2012
StatePublished - 2012
EventNonlinear Photonics, NP 2012 - Colorado Springs, CO, United States
Duration: 17 Jun 201221 Jun 2012

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers


ConferenceNonlinear Photonics, NP 2012
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityColorado Springs, CO

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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