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Cavity solitons come of age

Nature Photonics volume 11, pages 533535 (2017) | Download Citation

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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  1. Andrew M. Weiner is at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Birck Nanotechnology Center, and Purdue Quantum Center at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907, USA

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