Optical frequency comb generation from a monolithic microresonator

@article{DelHaye2007OpticalFC,
  title={Optical frequency comb generation from a monolithic microresonator},
  author={Pascal Del’Haye and Albert Schliesser and Olivier Arcizet and Tobias Wilken and Ronald Holzwarth and Tobias J. Kippenberg},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2007},
  volume={450},
  pages={1214-1217}
}
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