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Accurate optical stabilization of a Kerr-microresonator frequency comb



Travis Briles, Jordan R. Stone, Tara E. Drake, Daryl T. Spencer, Connor D. Fredrick, Qing Li, Daron A. Westly, Bojan R. Ilic, Kartik A. Srinivasan, Scott A. Diddams, Scott B. Papp


Carrier-envelope-phase stabilization of optical waveforms enables exquisitely precise measurements by way of direct optical-frequency synthesis, coherent optical-to-microwave phase conversion, and control of ultrafast waveforms. We report such phase stabilization for Kerr- microresonator frequency combs integrated on silicon chips, and verify their fractional- frequency inaccuracy at


integrated photonics, microresonator, nonlinear nanophotonics, optical frequency combs, optical metrology


Briles, T. , Stone, J. , Drake, T. , Spencer, D. , Fredrick, C. , Li, Q. , Westly, D. , Ilic, B. , Srinivasan, K. , Diddams, S. and Papp, S. (2018), Accurate optical stabilization of a Kerr-microresonator frequency comb, Optica, [online], (Accessed May 27, 2024)


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Created June 14, 2018, Updated February 21, 2019