Ultra-high-Q Silicon Nitride Micro-Resonators for Low-Power Frequency Comb Initiation

Yi Xuan, Yang Liu, Leo T. Varghese, Andrew J. Metcalf, Xiaoxiao Xue, Pei Hsun Wang, Kyunghun Han, Jose A. Jramillo-VilleGas, Sangsik Kim, Li Fan, Jian Wang, Ben Niu, Min Teng, Daniel E. Leaird, Andrew M. Weiner, Minghao Qi

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We report the fabrication and characterization of SiN resonators with intrinsic Qs up to 17 million verified with cavity ring-down measurement. Frequency comb generation threshold down to 2.36 mW is consistent with theoretical estimation.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberJW2A.75
JournalOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
StatePublished - 2016
EventCLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO AT 2016 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 5 Jun 201610 Jun 2016


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