2) Rotating Black Hold Geometries in a Two-Dimensional Photon Superfluid

Date Published: April 29, 2019

The research group of Ewan Wright has recently found applications in the simulation of a variety of physical phenomena such as superfluidity, vortex instabilities, and artificial gauge theories. This research presents the new opportunity for a room-temperature photon superfluid which can mimic the geometry of a rotating acoustic black hole. This allows the researchers to measure the local flow velocity and speed of waves in the photo superfluid. Read more.

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Initial flow and sound wave velocities calculated for a photon fluid in two samples.