Airy Wave Packets and Their Application to Automotive Lighting

Altingoz C.

Conference on Light-Emitting Diodes - Materials, Devices, and Applications for Solid State Lighting XIX, San-Francisco, Costa Rica, 10 - 12 February 2015, vol.9383 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 9383
  • Doi Number: 10.1117/12.2078359
  • City: San-Francisco
  • Country: Costa Rica
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Contrary to common belief, light does not all the time propagate linearly. Hence it tends to bend when it takes the form of airy wave packets. This paper describes a first possible application of such wave packets to automotive lighting technology.