Observation of soliton turbulence via coupled bump-on-tail instabilities

Dmitry V. Dylov, Can Sun, Jason W. Fleischer

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We experimentally observe the algebraic k-2 spectrum of soliton turbulence via the coupled interaction of two all-optical bump-on-tail instabilities. The observation confirms predictions of energy equipartition based on wave kinetic theory.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2009
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557528780
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2009 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 11 Oct 200915 Oct 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2009
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA


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