Superfluid flow and vortex nucleation in room temperature, nonlocal photon fluids

David Vocke, Kali Wilson, Thomas Roger, Francesco Marino, Iacopo Carusotto, Brian P. Anderson, Daniele Faccio

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Abstract

We investigate superfluid behavior in a room-temperature photon fluid based on a thermal nonlinearity that mediates the photon-photon interactions. Placing an extended obstacle inside the flowing photon fluid leads to the nucleation of quantised vortices.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580118
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 16 2016
Event2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016 - San Jose, United States
Duration: Jun 5 2016Jun 10 2016

Publication series

Name2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016

Other

Other2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period6/5/166/10/16

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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