Mid-infrared octave spanning frequency comb generation in silicon microrings
Authors: Hansson T., Modotto D., Wabnitz S.
Autors Affiliation: Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell\’Informazione, Università di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
Abstract: We numerically show that octave-spanning Kerr frequency comb generation in the MIR spectral region may be obtained from planar microring resonators, by combining analytical dispersion engineering with generalized nonlinear envelope equation simulations of the temporal frequency comb dynamics.
KeyWords: Nonlinear equations, Dispersion engineering; Frequency combs; Microring resonator; Midinfrared; Nonlinear envelope equations; Silicon microrings; Spectral region; Temporal frequency, Optical communicationDOI: 10.1109/ECOC.2014.6964173