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Frequency combs

Cavity solitons come of age

The generation and manipulation of cavity solitons in microresonators is creating new opportunities for Kerr combs to aid applications such as optical communications and spectroscopy.

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Figure 1: Microresonators.
Figure 2: Formation of cavity solitons.

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Weiner, A. Cavity solitons come of age. Nature Photon 11, 533–535 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/nphoton.2017.149

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