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Exotic waves in multimode hollow-core fibres

Unexpected multimode solitary waves can be formed spontaneously in hollow-core fibres, hinting at a vast world of exciting nonlinear optics, with applications for generating few-cycle, ultra-intense pulses.

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Fig. 1: Spatiotemporal nonlinear dynamics in multimode hollow waveguides.

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Wright, L.G., Wise, F.W. Exotic waves in multimode hollow-core fibres. Nat. Photonics 14, 713–714 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41566-020-00722-6

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