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Optical frequency synthesis using a dual-Kerr-microresonator frequency comb

Briles, T. C. and Drake, T. E. and Spencer, D. T. and Stone, J. R. and Fredrick, C. and Li, Q. and Westly, D. A. and Ilic, R. and Yi, X. and Yang, K. and Vahala, K. and Srinivasan, K. and Diddams, S. A. and Papp, S. B. (2017) Optical frequency synthesis using a dual-Kerr-microresonator frequency comb. In: 2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO). IEEE , Piscataway, NJ. ISBN 978-1-9435-8027-9.

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We report a photonic-chip optical-frequency synthesizer using interlocking 1 THz and 22 GHz Kerr microcombs, which provide f-2f self-referencing and a dense comb spanning the C-band, respectively. We demonstrate the optical synthesizer with Hz resolution.

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Fredrick, C.0000-0002-0560-1433
Yi, X.0000-0002-2485-1104
Yang, K.0000-0002-0587-3201
Vahala, K.0000-0003-1783-1380
Diddams, S. A.0000-0002-2144-0764
Additional Information:© 2017 IEEE. We thank D. C. Cole, D. D. Hickstein, and A.S. Kowligy for helpful discussions and experimental assistance.
Classification Code:OCIS codes: (140.3948) Microcavity devices: (190.4390) Nonlinear optics, integrated optics
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Official Citation:T. C. Briles et al., "Optical frequency synthesis using a dual-Kerrmicroresonator frequency comb," 2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), San Jose, CA, 2017, pp. 1-2. URL:
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:19 Apr 2018 16:30
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