Mid-IR Kerr Frequency Comb Generation from 4000 to 10000 nm in a CMOS-compatible Germanium Microcavity

TitleMid-IR Kerr Frequency Comb Generation from 4000 to 10000 nm in a CMOS-compatible Germanium Microcavity
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsGuo, Y, Wang, J, Han, Z, Kimerling, LC, Agarwal, AM, Michel, J, Zheng, Z, Li, G, Zhang, L
Book Title2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (cleo)
PublisherIeee
CityNew York
ISBN Number978-1-943580-11-8
Keywordsdispersion, mu-m
Abstract

Ge/Si material combination is proposed for microresonator-based frequency combs in mid-IR. A new dispersion engineering approach is used, enabling octave-spanning mode-locked comb generation with a pump power as low as 190 mW.