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Reversible Kerr-soliton generation

Published

Author(s)

Daniel C. Cole, Jordan R. Stone, Scott B. Papp

Abstract

We demonstrate deterministic and reversible generation of single Kerr-microresonator solitons using a phase-modulated pump laser. In agreement with simulations, modulation enables soliton generation from a below-threshold background and provides control of the resulting pulse train.
Citation
Optica

Keywords

Dissipative Kerr-cavity solitons, Microresonator frequency combs
Created October 16, 2018, Updated February 22, 2019