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Self-referenced frequency combs using high-efficiency silicon nitride waveguides

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Author(s)

David R. Carlson, Daniel D. Hickstein, Alexander J. Lind, Stefan Droste, Daron A. Westly, Nima Nader, Ian R. Coddington, Nathan R. Newbury, Kartik A. Srinivasan, Scott A. Diddams, Scott B. Papp

Abstract

We utilize silicon nitride waveguides to self-reference telecom-wavelength fiber frequency combs through supercontinuum generation using less than 15 mW total optical average power. This is approximately ten times lower than conventional approaches using nonlinear fibers and is enabled by low-loss (
Citation
Optics Letters

Keywords

Nonlinear optics, integrated optics, Supercontinuum generation, Ultrafast nonlinear optics
Created June 12, 2017, Updated July 3, 2017