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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2012
  • pp: 43–45

Normal group-velocity dispersion Kerr frequency comb

A. B. Matsko, A. A. Savchenkov, and L. Maleki  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 1, pp. 43-45 (2012)

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We show via numerical simulation that Kerr frequency combs can be generated in a nonlinear resonator characterized with normal group-velocity dispersion. We find the spectral shape of the comb and temporal envelope of the corresponding optical pulses formed in the resonator.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(190.4223) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear wave mixing

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: October 14, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: October 25, 2011
Published: December 22, 2011

A. B. Matsko, A. A. Savchenkov, and L. Maleki, "Normal group-velocity dispersion Kerr frequency comb," Opt. Lett. 37, 43-45 (2012)

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