Hexagonal self-structuring due to optomechanical nonlinearities in cold atomic gases

T. Ackemann, G. Labeyrie, E. Tesio, P. Gomes, G.L. Oppo, W.J. Firth, G.R.M. Robb, A Arnold, R. Kaïser

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Abstract

We demonstrate an optomechanical instability in a sample of cold atoms driven by a single laser beam in presence of a feedback mirror. Hexagonal light filaments propagate in atom-depleted tubes forming a honeycomb lattice.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNonlinear Optics
Subtitle of host publicationNonlinear Optomechanics (NW3B) 2013
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557529770
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2013
EventNonlinear Optics - Kohala Coast, Hawaii, United States
Duration: 21 Jul 201326 Jul 2013

Conference

ConferenceNonlinear Optics
CountryUnited States
CityKohala Coast, Hawaii
Period21/07/1326/07/13

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cold gas
monatomic gases
nonlinearity
atoms
filaments
laser beams
mirrors
tubes

Keywords

  • hexagonal self-structuring
  • optomechanical nonlinearities
  • cold
  • atomic gases

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Ackemann, T., Labeyrie, G., Tesio, E., Gomes, P., Oppo, G. L., Firth, W. J., ... Kaïser, R. (2013). Hexagonal self-structuring due to optomechanical nonlinearities in cold atomic gases. In Nonlinear Optics: Nonlinear Optomechanics (NW3B) 2013 Optical Society of America. https://doi.org/10.1364/NLO.2013.NW3B.4
Ackemann, T. ; Labeyrie, G. ; Tesio, E. ; Gomes, P. ; Oppo, G.L. ; Firth, W.J. ; Robb, G.R.M. ; Arnold, A ; Kaïser, R. / Hexagonal self-structuring due to optomechanical nonlinearities in cold atomic gases. Nonlinear Optics: Nonlinear Optomechanics (NW3B) 2013. Optical Society of America, 2013.
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Hexagonal self-structuring due to optomechanical nonlinearities in cold atomic gases. / Ackemann, T.; Labeyrie, G.; Tesio, E.; Gomes, P. ; Oppo, G.L.; Firth, W.J.; Robb, G.R.M.; Arnold, A; Kaïser, R.

Nonlinear Optics: Nonlinear Optomechanics (NW3B) 2013. Optical Society of America, 2013.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

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Ackemann T, Labeyrie G, Tesio E, Gomes P, Oppo GL, Firth WJ et al. Hexagonal self-structuring due to optomechanical nonlinearities in cold atomic gases. In Nonlinear Optics: Nonlinear Optomechanics (NW3B) 2013. Optical Society of America. 2013 https://doi.org/10.1364/NLO.2013.NW3B.4