Thermal decoherence and laser cooling of Kerr-microresonator solitons (Conference Presentation)

  title={Thermal decoherence and laser cooling of Kerr-microresonator solitons (Conference Presentation)},
  author={Tara E. Drake and Jordan R. Stone and Travis C. Briles and Scott B. Papp},
  journal={arXiv: Optics},
Thermal noise is ubiquitous in microscopic systems and in high-precision measurements. Controlling thermal noise, especially using laser light to apply dissipation, substantially affects science in revealing the quantum regime of gases, in searching for fundamental physics, and in realizing practical applications. Recently, nonlinear light-matter interactions in microresonators have opened up new classes of microscopic devices. A key example is Kerr-microresonator frequency combs; so-called… 

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