A controlled and reversible transition between parametric and Raman oscillation in a high-Q silica toroidal microcavity is demonstrated. By changing cavity loading and frequency detuning, parametric or Raman oscillation can be accessed.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(290.5910) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Raman
B. Min, L. Yang, T. Kippenberg, and K. Vahala, "Transition Between Parametric and Raman Oscillation in High-Q Silica Toroidal Microcavities," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CMU5.
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