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Optical physics

Elusive phase wave caught

Long-theorized, non-dispersive de Broglie wave packets have been optically synthesized using classically entangled ring-shaped space-time wave packets in a medium exhibiting anomalous dispersion.

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Fig. 1: De Broglie–Mackinnon (dBM) waves.


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Diouf, M., Burrow, J.A. & Toussaint, K.C. Elusive phase wave caught. Nat. Phys. 19, 314–316 (2023).

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