Mid-infrared soliton and Raman frequency comb generation in silicon microrings
Authors: Hansson T., Modotto D., Wabnitz S.
Autors Affiliation: Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell\’Informazione, Università di Brescia, via Branze 38, Brescia, 25123, Italy; Department of Applied Physics, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, SE-41296, Sweden
Abstract: We numerically study the mechanisms of frequency comb generation in the mid-infrared spectral region from cw-pumped silicon microring resonators. Coherent soliton comb generation may be obtained even for a pump with zero linear cavity detuning, through suitable control of the effective lifetime of free carriers from multiphoton absorption, which introduces a nonlinear cavity detuning via free-carrier dispersion. Conditions for optimal octave spanning Raman comb generation are also described.
Journal/Review: OPTICS LETTERS
Volume: 39 (23) Pages from: 6747 to: 6750
More Information: This research was funded by Fondazione Cariplo (grant 2011-0395), the Italian Ministry of University and Research (grant 2012BFNWZ2), and the Swedish Research Council (grant 2013-7508).KeyWords: Multiphoton processes; Solitons, Coherent solitons; Effective lifetime; Mid-infrared spectral regions; Multi-photon absorption; Nonlinear cavities; Raman frequencies; Silicon microring resonators; Silicon microrings, Infrared devicesDOI: 10.1364/OL.39.006747Citations: 35data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2022-11-27References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here