Single envelope equation modelling of frequency comb generation in quadratic and cubic nonlinear resonators

Year: 2016

Authors: Hansson T., Leo F., Erkintalo M., Coen S., Ricciardi I., De Rosa M., Wabnitz S.

Autors Affiliation: Department of Applied Physics, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, SE-41296, Sweden; Dodd-Walls Centre for Photonic and Quantum Technologies, Department of Physics, University of Auckland, Auckland, 1142, New Zealand; CNR-INO, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, Via Campi Flegrei 34, Pozzuoli (NA), 80078, Italy; Dipartimento di Ingegneria DellInformazione, Universita di Brescia, via Branze 38, Brescia, 25123, Italy

Abstract: We introduce the single envelope equation for the numerical modelling of ultra-broadband optical frequency comb generation via phase-matched parametric mixing in a resonator including both quadratic and cubic nonlinearities.

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KeyWords: Control nonlinearities; Optical frequency conversion; Phase matching; Resonators, Cubic nonlinearities; Envelope equations; Frequency combs; Nonlinear resonators; Optical frequency comb generation; Ultra-broadband, Nonlinear equations