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Universal isocontours for dissipative Kerr solitons

Li, Xinbai and Shen, Boqiang and Wang, Heming and Yang, Ki Youl and Yi, Xu and Yang, Qi-Fan and Zhou, Zhiping and Vahala, Kerry (2018) Universal isocontours for dissipative Kerr solitons. Optics Letters, 43 (11). pp. 2567-2570. ISSN 0146-9592. doi:10.1364/OL.43.002567.

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Dissipative Kerr solitons can be generated within an existence region defined on a space of normalized pumping power versus cavity-pump detuning frequency. The contours of constant soliton power and constant pulse width in this region are studied through measurement and simulation. Such isocontours impart structure to the existence region and improve understanding of soliton locking and stabilization methods. As part of the study, dimensionless, closed-form expressions for soliton power and pulse width are developed (including Raman contributions). They provide isocontours in close agreement with those from the full simulation, and, as universal expressions, can simplify the estimation of soliton properties across a wide range of systems.

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Shen, Boqiang0000-0003-0697-508X
Wang, Heming0000-0003-3861-0624
Yang, Ki Youl0000-0002-0587-3201
Yi, Xu0000-0002-2485-1104
Yang, Qi-Fan0000-0002-7036-1712
Vahala, Kerry0000-0003-1783-1380
Additional Information:© 2018 Optical Society of America under the terms of the OSA Open Access Publishing Agreement. Received 19 February 2018; revised 24 April 2018; accepted 26 April 2018; posted 26 April 2018 (Doc. ID 323414); published 23 May 2018. The authors thank Chengying Bao, Yu-Hung Lai, and Myoung-Gyun Suh for helpful discussions. X. Li appreciates the financial support from China Scholarship Council (CSC). Funding: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) (HR0011-16-C-0118); Kavli Nanoscience Institute.
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China Scholarship CouncilUNSPECIFIED
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)HR0011-16-C-0118
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Issue or Number:11
Classification Code:OCIS codes: (190.5530) Pulse propagation and temporal solitons; (140.3945) Microcavities; (190.0190) Nonlinear optics
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Official Citation:Xinbai Li, Boqiang Shen, Heming Wang, Ki Youl Yang, Xu Yi, Qi-Fan Yang, Zhiping Zhou, and Kerry Vahala, "Universal isocontours for dissipative Kerr solitons," Opt. Lett. 43, 2567-2570 (2018)
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