Self-organization scheme and experimental set-up.
Observation of self-organization.
Pattern temporal lifetime and spatial period.
Optomechanical versus two-level nonlinearity.
Institut Non Linéaire de Nice, UMR 7335 CNRS, 1361 route des Lucioles, 06560 Valbonne, France
- G. Labeyrie &
- R. Kaiser
SUPA and Department of Physics, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow G4 0NG, Scotland, UK
- E. Tesio,
- P. M. Gomes,
- G.-L. Oppo,
- W. J. Firth,
- G. R. M. Robb,
- A. S. Arnold,
- R. Kaiser &
- T. Ackemann
G.L. led the experimental effort and performed the experiment with the help of P.G. They were joined by T.A., A.A. and R.K. in data analysis. E.T., G.R., G.L.O. and W.J.F. performed the theoretical and computational analysis. T.A. conceived the experiment and coordinated the joint efforts with R.K. All authors contributed to the discussion and interpretation of results and commented on the manuscript.
Competing financial interests
The authors declare no competing financial interests.