Extreme Nonlinear Optics with Ultra-Intense Self-Bending Airy Beams

Pavel Polynkin, Miroslav Kolesik, Jerome Moloney, Georgios Siviloglou and Demetrios Christodoulides

Recent research in nonlinear optics with ultra-intense and ultra-short laser pulses has opened the door to applications in remote spectroscopy, communications and atmospheric science. This article reviews studies into the propagation of ultra-intense self-bending Airy beams in transparent dielectric media.

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Publish Date: 01 September 2010

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