Optical analogues of the Schrödinger-Newton equation and rotating boson stars

Thomas Roger, Calum Maitland, Kali Wilson, Ewan M. Wright, Daniele Faccio

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Optical analogues have been suggested as a means to explore systems that are described by general relativity. We show an optical analogue of the Schrödinger-Newton equation applied to the specific study of rotating boson stars.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationQELS_Fundamental Science, QELS 2016
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
StatePublished - 2016
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, QELS 2016 - San Jose, United States
Duration: Jun 5 2016Jun 10 2016

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers


ConferenceCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, QELS 2016
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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