Chipscale Frequency combs: From soliton physics to coherent telecommun

Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Proceedings: ECOC 2016

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Geiselmann, Michael; Brasch, Victor; Pfeiffer, Martin H. P.; Karpov, Maxim; Liu, Junqiu; Guo, Hairun; Kippenberg, Tobias J. (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), 1015, Switzerland)
Lihachev, Grigoriy; Gorodetsky, Michael L. (Faculty of Physics, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow 119991, Russia)

We generate soliton Kerr frequency combs in a silicon nitride microresonator. These combs are fully coherent and are used as channel generator for coherent telecommunication. With the right dispersion engineering we can broaden the spectrum to 75THz span around 1550nm.