Scientific Results

Photons, dust, and honey bees

Year: 2010

Authors: Wiersma D.

Autors Affiliation: European Lab. for Non-Linear Spectroscopy (LENS), INO-CNR, Univ. of Florence, Italy

Abstract: Transport of light in random systems • How to realize non-gaussian optical disorder: Levy glass • Superdiffusion of light, possibility to study optical Levy flights • Open questions: • Unknown properties of Levy flights (e.g. finite-size effects) • Weak localization (coherent backscattering), strong localization, speckle correlations, etc..

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KeyWords: Superconducting materials, Coherent backscattering; Finite size effect; Non-Gaussian; Random systems; Speckle correlations; Strong localizations; Superdiffusion; Weak localization, Light
DOI: 10.1051/iesc/2010mpcm01004

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