Observation of modulation instability Kerr frequency combs in a fiber Fabry–Pérot resonator

Thomas Bunel, Matteo Conforti, Zoheir Ziani, Julien Lumeau, Antonin Moreau, Arnaud Fernandez, Olivier Llopis, Julien Roul, Auro M. Perego, Kenneth K. Y. Wong, Arnaud Mussot

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Abstract

We report the experimental observation of a modulation instability induced Kerr frequency comb in an all fiber Fabry–Pérot resonator. We fully characterized, in intensity and phase, the frequency comb using a commercial 10 MHz resolution heterodyne detection system to reveal more than 125 comb teeth within each of the modulation instability sidelobes. Moreover, we were able to reveal the fine temporal structure in phase and intensity of the output Turing patterns. The experimental results are generally in good agreement with numerical simulations.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)275
Number of pages4
JournalOptics Letters
Volume48
Issue number2
Early online date2 Jan 2023
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jan 2023

Keywords

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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