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Bandwidth and conversion efficiency analysis of dissipative Kerr soliton frequency combs based on bifurcation theory

Gärtner, Janina; Trocha, Philipp; Mandel, Rainer; Koos, Christian; Jahnke, Tobias; Reichel, Wolfgang

Dissipative Kerr soliton frequency combs generated in high-Q microresonators may unlock novel perspectives in a variety of applications and crucially rely on quantitative models for systematic device design. Here, we present a global bifurcation study of the Lugiato-Lefever equation which describes Kerr comb formation. Our study allows systematic investigation of stationary comb states over a wide range of technically relevant parameters. Quantifying key performance parameters of bright and dark-soliton combs, our findings may serve as a design guideline for Kerr comb generators.

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000089036
Veröffentlicht am 04.01.2019
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Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Analysis (IANA)
Institut für Angewandte und Numerische Mathematik (IANM)
Institut für Photonik und Quantenelektronik (IPQ)
Sonderforschungsbereich 1173 (SFB 1173)
Publikationstyp Forschungsbericht/Preprint
Publikationsjahr 2018
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 2365-662X
KITopen-ID: 1000089036
Verlag Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
Umfang 12 S.
Serie CRC 1173 ; 2018/56
Projektinformation SFB 1173/1 (DFG, DFG KOORD, SFB 1173/1 2015)
Schlagwörter Lugiato-Lefever equation, Kerr microresonators, dissipative Kerr solitons, bifurcation theory, nonlinear optics
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