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
StatePublished - Dec 16 2016
Event2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016 - San Jose, United States
Duration: Jun 5 2016Jun 10 2016

Other

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

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superfluidity
Vortex flow
Nucleation
Photons
nucleation
vortices
Fluids
fluids
photons
room temperature
Temperature
nonlinearity
interactions

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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Vocke, D., Wilson, K., Roger, T., Marino, F., Carusotto, I., Anderson, B. P., & Faccio, D. (2016). Superfluid flow and vortex nucleation in room temperature, nonlocal photon fluids. In 2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016 [7787457] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc..

Superfluid flow and vortex nucleation in room temperature, nonlocal photon fluids. / Vocke, David; Wilson, Kali; Roger, Thomas; Marino, Francesco; Carusotto, Iacopo; Anderson, Brian P; Faccio, Daniele.

2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2016. 7787457.

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

Vocke, D, Wilson, K, Roger, T, Marino, F, Carusotto, I, Anderson, BP & Faccio, D 2016, Superfluid flow and vortex nucleation in room temperature, nonlocal photon fluids. in 2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016., 7787457, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016, San Jose, United States, 6/5/16.
Vocke D, Wilson K, Roger T, Marino F, Carusotto I, Anderson BP et al. Superfluid flow and vortex nucleation in room temperature, nonlocal photon fluids. In 2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. 2016. 7787457
Vocke, David ; Wilson, Kali ; Roger, Thomas ; Marino, Francesco ; Carusotto, Iacopo ; Anderson, Brian P ; Faccio, Daniele. / Superfluid flow and vortex nucleation in room temperature, nonlocal photon fluids. 2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2016.
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