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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2014
  • pp: 4305–4308

Frequency comb formation and transition to chaos in microresonators with near-zero dispersion

Andrei S. Rogov and Evgenii E. Narimanov  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 15, pp. 4305-4308 (2014)

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We investigate the frequency comb formation in microresonators with near-zero dispersion, study the route from integrability to chaos in the corresponding nonlinear system, and demonstrate the key role of nonlinear dynamics of such a system for frequency comb generation and stability.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.3100) Nonlinear optics : Instabilities and chaos
(230.4555) Optical devices : Coupled resonators
(320.6629) Ultrafast optics : Supercontinuum generation

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Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: May 9, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: June 4, 2014
Published: July 17, 2014

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Andrei S. Rogov and Evgenii E. Narimanov, "Frequency comb formation and transition to chaos in microresonators with near-zero dispersion," Opt. Lett. 39, 4305-4308 (2014)

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