Deterministic single soliton generation via mode-interaction in microresonators

Year: 2018

Authors: Bao C., Xuan Y., Leaird D.E., Wabnitz S., Qi M., Weiner A.M.

Autors Affiliation: School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, 465 Northwestern Avenue, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2035, United States; Birck Nanotechnology Center, Purdue University, 1205 West State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907, United States; Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell\’Informazione, Università di Brescia and INO-CNR, Via Branze 38, Brescia, 25123, Italy; T. J. Watson Laboratory of Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91124, United States

Abstract: We show that a strong mode-interaction in microcavities can trigger single soliton Kerr combs deterministically. The soliton number tends to be reduced to 1 to decrease the nonlinear loss into mode-interaction induced Cherenkov radiation.

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KeyWords: Solitons; Resonators; Microresonator frequency