Advection of Optical Localized Structures

  • F. Haudin
  • R. G. Rojas
  • U. Bortolozzo
  • M. G. Clerc
  • S. Residori
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Complexity book series (SPCOM)


We present an experimental and numerical study on the effects of a translational nonlocal coupling induced on localized structures (LS) in the context of nonlinear optics. LS are obtained in a light-valve experiment and made to drift by a mirror tilt in the feedback loop. Phase singularities are detected for small drifts, whereas for large drifts, periodic organizations are observed.


Liquid Crystal Localize Structure Spatial Light Modulator Optical Vortex Phase Singularity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Haudin
    • 1
    • 2
  • R. G. Rojas
    • 3
  • U. Bortolozzo
    • 1
  • M. G. Clerc
    • 4
  • S. Residori
    • 1
  1. 1.INLNUniversité de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, CNRSValbonneFrance
  2. 2.Nonlinear Physical Chemistry Unit, Service de Chimie Physique et Biologie Théorique, Faculté des SciencesUniversité Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)BrusselsBelgium
  3. 3.Instituto de FísicaPontificia Universidad Católica de ValparaísoCasillaChile
  4. 4.Departamento de Física, FCFMUniversidad de ChileCasillaChile

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