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  • Vol. 38, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 2013
  • pp: 1790–1792

Universal scaling laws of Kerr frequency combs

Stéphane Coen and Miro Erkintalo  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 11, pp. 1790-1792 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.001790


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Abstract

Using the known solutions of the Lugiato–Lefever equation, we derive universal trends of Kerr frequency combs. In particular, normalized properties of temporal cavity soliton solutions lead us to a simple analytic estimate of the maximum attainable bandwidth for given pump resonator parameters. The result is validated via comparison with past experiments encompassing a diverse range of resonator configurations and parameters.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: March 29, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 17, 2013
Published: May 20, 2013

Citation
Stéphane Coen and Miro Erkintalo, "Universal scaling laws of Kerr frequency combs," Opt. Lett. 38, 1790-1792 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-11-1790


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