Dependence of Kerr Comb Linewidth and Coherent System Performance on the Pump Linewidth

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

Proceedings: ECOC 2016

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Liao, Peicheng; Bao, Changjing; Mohajerin-Ariaei, Amirhossein; Cao, Yinwen; Almaiman, Ahmed; Ziyadi, Morteza; Willner, Alan E. (Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA)
Kordts, Arne; Maxim, Karpov; Peter, P. M. H.; Kippenberg, Tobias J. (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland)
Zhang, Lin (School of Precision Instrument and Opto-electronics Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China)
Akasaka, Youichi (Fujitsu Laboratories of America, USA)
Yeminy, Tomer (Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel)
Wilkinson, Steven R. (Raytheon Co., EI Segundo, CA, USA)
Tur, Moshe (School of Electrical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, I)

We experimentally investigate the dependence of Kerr comb linewidth, generation and coherent system performance on the pump linewidth. The linewidth of generated combs could be determined by pump linewidth demonstrating the pump-limited system performance of Kerr combs.