Universal flip-flopping and self-symmetrization of symmetry-breaking dynamics in passive Kerr resonators

  title={Universal flip-flopping and self-symmetrization of symmetry-breaking dynamics in passive Kerr resonators},
  author={Julien Fatome and Gang Xu and Bruno Garbin and Nicolas Berti and Gian-Luca Oppo and Stuart G. Murdoch and Miro Erkintalo and St{\'e}phane Coen},
  journal={2021 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)},
  • J. FatomeGang Xu S. Coen
  • Published 1 May 2021
  • Physics
  • 2021 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)
We report on how a Ο€-phase defect in a two-mode Kerr cavity leads to flip-flopping dynamics and self-symmetrization, enabling spontaneous symmetry breaking with unprecedented robustness. Experiments performed with homogeneous and localized states confirm our predictions.Β 

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