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Polarization effects and nonlinear mode coupling in Kerr microresonators

Year: 2018

Authors: Hansson T., Bernard M., Wabnitz S.

Autors Affiliation: Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell\’Informazione, Universit√† di Brescia, Via Branze 38, Brescia, 25123, Italy; CNR-INO, Via Branze 38, Brescia, 25123, Italy

Abstract: We model optical frequency comb generation in the presence of nonlinear polarization effects. We make an in-depth study of the modulational instability and demonstrate the appearance of novel types of instabilities and frequency comb states.

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KeyWords: Polarization, Frequency combs; In-depth study; Micro resonators; Modulational instability; Nonlinear mode coupling; Nonlinear polarization effects; Optical frequency comb generation; Polarization effect, Optical frequency conversion
DOI: 10.1364/CLEO_QELS.2018.FTh1E.2

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