We present a quantitative study on the screening among phase singularities in random waves. We prove that the fluctuation of the total topological charge Q contained in an area R2 satisfies 〈ΔQ2〉 ~ RlogR rather than the ordinary diffusive 〈ΔQ2〉 ~ R.

© 2018 The Author(s)

PDF Article


You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
Login to access OSA Member Subscription