Terahertz-Rate Kerr-Microresonator Optical Clockwork

  title={Terahertz-Rate Kerr-Microresonator Optical Clockwork},
  author={Tara E. Drake and Travis C. Briles and Daryl T. Spencer and Jordan R. Stone and David R. Carlson and Daniel D. Hickstein and Qing Li and Daron Westly and Kartik Srinivasan and Scott A. Diddams and Scott B. Papp},
  journal={Physical Review X},
Kerr microresonators generate interesting and useful fundamental states of electromagnetic radiation through nonlinear interactions of continuous-wave (CW) laser light. Using photonic-integration techniques, functional devices with low noise, small size, low-power consumption, scalable fabrication, and heterogeneous combinations of photonics and electronics can be realized. Kerr solitons, which stably circulate in a Kerr microresonator, have emerged as a source of coherent, ultrafast pulse… 

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