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Nonlinear virtues of multimode fibre

The finding that multimode optical fibres support a rich and complex mix of spatial and temporal nonlinear phenomena could yield a plethora of promising applications.

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Figure 1: Conventional multimode optical fibres constitute ideal testbeds for the study of complex spatiotemporal nonlinear optical phenomena.


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Correspondence to Antonio Picozzi, Guy Millot or Stefan Wabnitz.

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Picozzi, A., Millot, G. & Wabnitz, S. Nonlinear virtues of multimode fibre. Nature Photon 9, 289–291 (2015).

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