Abstract

We investigate the phase noise performance of micro- and millimeter-wave signals generated using a ultra-high Q whispering gallery mode disk-resonator with Kerr nonlinearity. Our study focuses on the stability of the optical spectra and on the performances of the corresponding microwave and millimeter-wave beat notes in terms of power and phase noise. The blue slope of an optical mode of the resonator, allowing for the generation of optical frequency combs, is accurately explored in order to identify various comb patterns. Each of these patterns is characterized in the optical and radio-frequency domains. Phase noise levels below −100 dBc/Hz at 10 kHz offset have been achieved for beat notes in the radio-frequency spectrum at 12 GHz, 18 GHz, 24 GHz, 30 GHz, and 36 GHz with the same resonator.

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2016 (2)

A. Savchenkov, A. Matsko, and L. Maleki, “On frequency combs in monolithic resonators”, Nanophotonics 5, 363–391 (2016).
[Crossref]

Y. K. Chembo, “Kerr optical frequency combs: theory, applications and perspectives,” Nanophotonics 5, 214–230 (2016).
[Crossref]

2015 (10)

J. Pfeifle, A. Coillet, R. Henriet, K. Saleh, P. Schindler, C. Weimann, W. Freude, I. V. Balakireva, L. Larger, C. Koos, and Y. K. Chembo, “Optimally coherent Kerr combs generated with crystalline whispering gallery mode resonators for ultrahigh capacity fiber communications,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 114093902 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

W. Liang, D. Eliyahu, V. S. Ilchenko, A. A. Savchenkov, A. B. Matsko, D. Seidel, and L. Maleki, “High spectral purity Kerr frequency comb radio frequency photonic oscillator,” Nat. Commun. 6, 7957 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

P. Del’Haye, A. Coillet, W. Loh, K. Beha, S. B. Papp, and S. A. Diddams, “Phase steps and resonator detuning measurements in microresonator frequency combs,” Nat. Commun. 6, 5668 (2015).
[Crossref]

K. Saleh, G. Lin, and Y. K. Chembo, “Effect of laser coupling and active stabilization on the phase noise performance of optoelectronic microwave oscillators based on whispering-gallery-mode resonators,” IEEE Photonics J. 7, 1–11 (2015).
[Crossref]

A. B. Matsko and L. Maleki, “Noise conversion in Kerr comb RF photonic oscillators,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 32, 232–240 (2015).
[Crossref]

G. Lin and Y. K. Chembo, “On the dispersion management of fluorite whispering-gallery mode resonators for Kerr optical frequency comb generation in the telecom and mid-infrared range,” Opt. Express 23, 1594–1604 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

I. S. Grudinin and N. Yu, “Dispersion engineering of crystalline resonators via microstructuring,” Optica 2, 221–224 (2015).
[Crossref]

G. Lin, R. Martinenghi, S. Diallo, K. Saleh, A. Coillet, and Y. K. Chembo, “Spectro-temporal dynamics of Kerr combs with parametric seeding,” Appl. Opt. 54, 2407–2412 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

R. Henriet, G. Lin, A. Coillet, M. Jacquot, L. Furfaro, L. Larger, and Y. K. Chembo, “Kerr optical frequency comb generation in strontium fluoride whispering-gallery mode resonators with billion quality factor,” Opt. Lett. 40, 1567–1570 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. A. Savchenkov, V. S. Ilchenko, F. Di Teodoro, P. M. Belden, W. T. Lotshaw, A. B. Matsko, and L. Maleki, “Generation of Kerr combs centered at 4.5 μm in crystalline microresonators pumped with quantum-cascade lasers,” Opt. Lett. 40, 3468–3471 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2014 (12)

J. Pfeifle, V. Brasch, M. Lauermann, Y. Yu, D. Wegner, T. Herr, K. Hartinger, P. Schindler, J. Li, D. Hillerkuss, R. Schmogrow, C. Weimann, R. Holzwarth, W. Freude, J. Leuthold, T. J. Kippenberg, and C. Koos, “Coherent terabit communications with microresonator Kerr frequency combs,” Nat. Photonics 8, 375–380 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. Coillet and Y. K. Chembo, “On the robustness of phase-locking in Kerr optical frequency combs,” Opt. Lett. 39, 1529 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

S. B. Papp, K. Beha, P. Del’Haye, F. Quinlan, H. Lee, K. J. Vahala, and S. A. Diddams, “Microresonator frequency comb optical clock,” Optica 1, 10–14 (2014).
[Crossref]

G. Lin, S. Diallo, R. Henriet, M. Jacquot, and Y. K. Chembo, “Barium fluoride whispering-gallery-mode disk-resonator with one billion quality-factor,” Opt. Lett. 39, 6009–6012 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

K. Saleh, R. Henriet, S. Diallo, G. Lin, R. Martinenghi, I. V. Balakireva, P. Salzenstein, A. Coillet, and Y. K. Chembo, “Phase noise performance comparison between optoelectronic oscillators based on optical delay lines and whispering gallery mode resonators,”. Opt. Express 22, 32158–32173 (2014).
[Crossref]

A. Coillet and Y. K. Chembo, “Routes to spatiotemporal chaos in Kerr optical frequency combs,” Chaos 24, 013313 (2014).
[Crossref]

A. Coillet, J. Dudley, G. Genty, L. Larger, and Y. K. Chembo, “Optical rogue waves in whispering-gallery-mode resonators,” Phys. Rev. A 89, 013835 (2014).
[Crossref]

G. Lin, S. Diallo, K. Saleh, R. Martinenghi, J.-C. Beugnot, T. Sylvestre, and Y. K. Chembo, “Cascaded Brillouin lasing in monolithic barium fluoride whispering gallery mode resonators,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 231103 (2014).
[Crossref]

G. Lin, K. Saleh, R. Henriet, S. Diallo, R. Martinenghi, A. Coillet, and Y. K. Chembo, “Wide-range tunability, thermal locking, and mode-crossing effects in Kerr optical frequency combs,” Opt. Eng. 53, 122602 (2014).
[Crossref]

T. Herr, V. Brasch, J. D. Jost, C. Y. Wang, N. M. Kondratiev, M. L. Gorodetsky, and T. J. Kippenberg, “Temporal solitons in optical microresonators,” Nat. Photonics 8, 145–152 (2014).
[Crossref]

C. Godey, I. V. Balakireva, A. Coillet, and Y. K. Chembo, “Stability analysis of the spatiotemporal Lugiato-Lefever model for Kerr optical frequency combs in the anomalous and normal dispersion regimes,” Phys. Rev. A 89, 063814 (2014).
[Crossref]

P. Parra-Rivas, D. Gomila, M. A. Matias, S. Coen, and L. Gelens, “Dynamics of localized and patterned structures in the Lugiato-Lefever equation determine the stability and shape of optical frequency combs,” Phys. Rev. A. 89, 043813 (2014).
[Crossref]

2013 (7)

S. B. Papp, P. Del’Haye, and S. A. Diddams, “Mechanical control of a microrod-resonator optical frequency comb,” Phys. Rev. X. 3, 031003 (2013).

A. Coillet, I. Balakireva, R. Henriet, K. Saleh, L. Larger, J. M. Dudley, C. R. Menyuk, and Y. K. Chembo, “Azimuthal turing patterns, bright and dark cavity solitons in Kerr combs generated with whispering-gallery-mode resonators,” IEEE Photonics J. 5, 6100409 (2013).
[Crossref]

A. Coillet, R. Henriet, K. P. Huy, M. Jacquot, L. Furfaro, I. Balakireva, L. Larger, and Y. K. Chembo, “Microwave photonics systems based on whispering-gallery-mode resonators,” J. Vis. Exp. 78, e50423 (2013).

Y. K. Chembo and C. R. Menyuk, “Spatiotemporal Lugiato-Lefever formalism for Kerr-comb generation in whispering-gallery mode resonators,” Phys. Rev. A 87, 053852 (2013).
[Crossref]

K. Saleh, O. Llopis, and G. Cibiel, “Optical scattering induced noise in fiber ring resonators and optoelectronic oscillators,” IEEE J. Lightwave Technol. 31, 1433–1446 (2013).
[Crossref]

S. Coen, H. G. Randle, T. Sylvestre, and M. Erkintalo, “Modeling of octave-spanning Kerr frequency combs using a generalized mean-field Lugiato-Lefever model,” Opt. Lett. 38, 37 (2013).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. A. Savchenkov, D. Eliyahu, W. Liang, V. S. Ilchenko, J. Byrd, A. B. Matsko, D. Seidel, and L. Maleki, “Stabilization of a Kerr frequency comb oscillator,” Opt. Lett. 38, 2636–2639 (2013)
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2012 (7)

A. B. Matsko, A. A. Savchenkov, and L. Maleki, “Normal group-velocity dispersion Kerr frequency comb,” Opt. Lett. 37, 43 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

P.-H. Wang, F. Ferdous, H. Miao, J. Wang, D. E. Leaird, K. Srinivasan, L. Chen, V. Aksyuk, and A. M. Weiner, “Observation of correlation between route to formation, coherence, noise, and communication performance of Kerr combs,” Opt. Express 2029284–29295 (2012).
[Crossref]

J. Li, H. Lee, T. Chen, and K. J. Vahala, “Low-pump-power, low-phase-noise, and microwave to millimeter-wave repetition rate operation in microcombs,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 109233901 (2012).
[Crossref]

P. Del’Haye, S. B. Papp, and S. A. Diddams, “Hybrid electro-optically modulated microcombs,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 109263901 (2012).
[Crossref]

C. Y. Wang, T. Herr, P. Del’Haye, A. Schliesser, J. Hofer, R. Holzwarth, T. W. Hansch, N. Picqué, and T. J. Kippenberg, “Mid-infrared optical frequency combs at 2.5 μm based on crystalline microresonators,” Nat. Commun. 4, 1345 (2012).
[Crossref]

J. Levy, K. Saha, Y. Okawachi, M. Foster, A. Gaeta, and M. Lipson, “High-performance silicon-nitride-based multiple-wavelength source,” IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 24, 1375 (2012).
[Crossref]

T. Herr, K. Hartinger, J. Riemensberger, C. Y. Wang, E. Gavartin, R. Holzwarth, M. L. Gorodetsky, and T. J. Kippenberg, “Universal formation dynamics and noise of Kerr-frequency combs in microresonators,” Nat. Photonics 6, 480–487 (2012).
[Crossref]

2011 (3)

L. Maleki, “The optoelectronic oscillator,” Nat. Photonics 5, 728 (2011).
[Crossref]

T. J. Kippenberg, R. Holzwarth, and S. A. Diddams, “Microresonator-based optical frequency combs,” Science 332, 555–559 (2011).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. B. Matsko, A. A Savchenkov, W. Liang, V. S. Ilchenko, D. Seidel, and L. Maleki, “Mode-locked Kerr frequency combs,” Opt. Lett. 36, 2845 (2011).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2010 (2)

A. Chiasera, Y. Dumeige, P. Feron, M. Ferrari, Y. Jestin, G. Nunzi Conti, S. Pelli, S. Soria, and G. C. Righini, “Spherical whispering-gallery-mode microresonators,” Laser Photonics Rev. 4, 457–482 (2010).
[Crossref]

Y. K. Chembo and N. Yu, “Modal expansion approach to optical-frequency-comb generation with monolithic whispering-gallery-mode resonators,” Phys. Rev. A 82, 033801 (2010).
[Crossref]

2008 (1)

2007 (4)

A. B. Matsko, A. A. Savchenkov, N. Yu, and L. Maleki, “Whispering-gallery-mode resonators as frequency references. I. Fundamental limitations,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24, 1324 (2007).
[Crossref]

A. A. Savchenkov, A. B. Matsko, V. S. Ilchenko, N. Yu, and L. Maleki, “Whispering-gallery-mode resonators as frequency references. II. Stabilization,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24, 2988 (2007).
[Crossref]

A. A. Savchenkov, A. B. Matsko, V. S. Ilchenko, and L. Maleki, “Optical resonators with ten million finesse,” Opt. Express 115, 6768 (2007).
[Crossref]

P. Del’Haye, A. Schliesser, O. Arcizet, T. Wilken, R. Holzwarth, and T. J. Kippenberg, “Optical frequency comb generation from a monolithic microresonator,” Nature 450, 1214–1217 (2007).
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2006 (2)

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J. Pfeifle, A. Coillet, R. Henriet, K. Saleh, P. Schindler, C. Weimann, W. Freude, I. V. Balakireva, L. Larger, C. Koos, and Y. K. Chembo, “Optimally coherent Kerr combs generated with crystalline whispering gallery mode resonators for ultrahigh capacity fiber communications,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 114093902 (2015).
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G. Lin, K. Saleh, R. Henriet, S. Diallo, R. Martinenghi, A. Coillet, and Y. K. Chembo, “Wide-range tunability, thermal locking, and mode-crossing effects in Kerr optical frequency combs,” Opt. Eng. 53, 122602 (2014).
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A. Coillet, I. Balakireva, R. Henriet, K. Saleh, L. Larger, J. M. Dudley, C. R. Menyuk, and Y. K. Chembo, “Azimuthal turing patterns, bright and dark cavity solitons in Kerr combs generated with whispering-gallery-mode resonators,” IEEE Photonics J. 5, 6100409 (2013).
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S. B. Papp, K. Beha, P. Del’Haye, F. Quinlan, H. Lee, K. J. Vahala, and S. A. Diddams, “Microresonator frequency comb optical clock,” Optica 1, 10–14 (2014).
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P. Del’Haye, A. Coillet, W. Loh, K. Beha, S. B. Papp, and S. A. Diddams, “Phase steps and resonator detuning measurements in microresonator frequency combs,” Nat. Commun. 6, 5668 (2015).
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S. B. Papp, K. Beha, P. Del’Haye, F. Quinlan, H. Lee, K. J. Vahala, and S. A. Diddams, “Microresonator frequency comb optical clock,” Optica 1, 10–14 (2014).
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A. Coillet, J. Dudley, G. Genty, L. Larger, and Y. K. Chembo, “Optical rogue waves in whispering-gallery-mode resonators,” Phys. Rev. A 89, 013835 (2014).
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A. Coillet, I. Balakireva, R. Henriet, K. Saleh, L. Larger, J. M. Dudley, C. R. Menyuk, and Y. K. Chembo, “Azimuthal turing patterns, bright and dark cavity solitons in Kerr combs generated with whispering-gallery-mode resonators,” IEEE Photonics J. 5, 6100409 (2013).
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A. Chiasera, Y. Dumeige, P. Feron, M. Ferrari, Y. Jestin, G. Nunzi Conti, S. Pelli, S. Soria, and G. C. Righini, “Spherical whispering-gallery-mode microresonators,” Laser Photonics Rev. 4, 457–482 (2010).
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J. Levy, K. Saha, Y. Okawachi, M. Foster, A. Gaeta, and M. Lipson, “High-performance silicon-nitride-based multiple-wavelength source,” IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 24, 1375 (2012).
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Papp, S. B.

P. Del’Haye, A. Coillet, W. Loh, K. Beha, S. B. Papp, and S. A. Diddams, “Phase steps and resonator detuning measurements in microresonator frequency combs,” Nat. Commun. 6, 5668 (2015).
[Crossref]

S. B. Papp, K. Beha, P. Del’Haye, F. Quinlan, H. Lee, K. J. Vahala, and S. A. Diddams, “Microresonator frequency comb optical clock,” Optica 1, 10–14 (2014).
[Crossref]

S. B. Papp, P. Del’Haye, and S. A. Diddams, “Mechanical control of a microrod-resonator optical frequency comb,” Phys. Rev. X. 3, 031003 (2013).

P. Del’Haye, S. B. Papp, and S. A. Diddams, “Hybrid electro-optically modulated microcombs,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 109263901 (2012).
[Crossref]

Parra-Rivas, P.

P. Parra-Rivas, D. Gomila, M. A. Matias, S. Coen, and L. Gelens, “Dynamics of localized and patterned structures in the Lugiato-Lefever equation determine the stability and shape of optical frequency combs,” Phys. Rev. A. 89, 043813 (2014).
[Crossref]

Pelli, S.

A. Chiasera, Y. Dumeige, P. Feron, M. Ferrari, Y. Jestin, G. Nunzi Conti, S. Pelli, S. Soria, and G. C. Righini, “Spherical whispering-gallery-mode microresonators,” Laser Photonics Rev. 4, 457–482 (2010).
[Crossref]

Pfeifle, J.

J. Pfeifle, A. Coillet, R. Henriet, K. Saleh, P. Schindler, C. Weimann, W. Freude, I. V. Balakireva, L. Larger, C. Koos, and Y. K. Chembo, “Optimally coherent Kerr combs generated with crystalline whispering gallery mode resonators for ultrahigh capacity fiber communications,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 114093902 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

J. Pfeifle, V. Brasch, M. Lauermann, Y. Yu, D. Wegner, T. Herr, K. Hartinger, P. Schindler, J. Li, D. Hillerkuss, R. Schmogrow, C. Weimann, R. Holzwarth, W. Freude, J. Leuthold, T. J. Kippenberg, and C. Koos, “Coherent terabit communications with microresonator Kerr frequency combs,” Nat. Photonics 8, 375–380 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Picqué, N.

C. Y. Wang, T. Herr, P. Del’Haye, A. Schliesser, J. Hofer, R. Holzwarth, T. W. Hansch, N. Picqué, and T. J. Kippenberg, “Mid-infrared optical frequency combs at 2.5 μm based on crystalline microresonators,” Nat. Commun. 4, 1345 (2012).
[Crossref]

Quinlan, F.

Randle, H. G.

Riemensberger, J.

T. Herr, K. Hartinger, J. Riemensberger, C. Y. Wang, E. Gavartin, R. Holzwarth, M. L. Gorodetsky, and T. J. Kippenberg, “Universal formation dynamics and noise of Kerr-frequency combs in microresonators,” Nat. Photonics 6, 480–487 (2012).
[Crossref]

Righini, G. C.

A. Chiasera, Y. Dumeige, P. Feron, M. Ferrari, Y. Jestin, G. Nunzi Conti, S. Pelli, S. Soria, and G. C. Righini, “Spherical whispering-gallery-mode microresonators,” Laser Photonics Rev. 4, 457–482 (2010).
[Crossref]

Saha, K.

J. Levy, K. Saha, Y. Okawachi, M. Foster, A. Gaeta, and M. Lipson, “High-performance silicon-nitride-based multiple-wavelength source,” IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 24, 1375 (2012).
[Crossref]

Saleh, K.

J. Pfeifle, A. Coillet, R. Henriet, K. Saleh, P. Schindler, C. Weimann, W. Freude, I. V. Balakireva, L. Larger, C. Koos, and Y. K. Chembo, “Optimally coherent Kerr combs generated with crystalline whispering gallery mode resonators for ultrahigh capacity fiber communications,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 114093902 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

G. Lin, R. Martinenghi, S. Diallo, K. Saleh, A. Coillet, and Y. K. Chembo, “Spectro-temporal dynamics of Kerr combs with parametric seeding,” Appl. Opt. 54, 2407–2412 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

K. Saleh, G. Lin, and Y. K. Chembo, “Effect of laser coupling and active stabilization on the phase noise performance of optoelectronic microwave oscillators based on whispering-gallery-mode resonators,” IEEE Photonics J. 7, 1–11 (2015).
[Crossref]

G. Lin, S. Diallo, K. Saleh, R. Martinenghi, J.-C. Beugnot, T. Sylvestre, and Y. K. Chembo, “Cascaded Brillouin lasing in monolithic barium fluoride whispering gallery mode resonators,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 231103 (2014).
[Crossref]

K. Saleh, R. Henriet, S. Diallo, G. Lin, R. Martinenghi, I. V. Balakireva, P. Salzenstein, A. Coillet, and Y. K. Chembo, “Phase noise performance comparison between optoelectronic oscillators based on optical delay lines and whispering gallery mode resonators,”. Opt. Express 22, 32158–32173 (2014).
[Crossref]

G. Lin, K. Saleh, R. Henriet, S. Diallo, R. Martinenghi, A. Coillet, and Y. K. Chembo, “Wide-range tunability, thermal locking, and mode-crossing effects in Kerr optical frequency combs,” Opt. Eng. 53, 122602 (2014).
[Crossref]

A. Coillet, I. Balakireva, R. Henriet, K. Saleh, L. Larger, J. M. Dudley, C. R. Menyuk, and Y. K. Chembo, “Azimuthal turing patterns, bright and dark cavity solitons in Kerr combs generated with whispering-gallery-mode resonators,” IEEE Photonics J. 5, 6100409 (2013).
[Crossref]

K. Saleh, O. Llopis, and G. Cibiel, “Optical scattering induced noise in fiber ring resonators and optoelectronic oscillators,” IEEE J. Lightwave Technol. 31, 1433–1446 (2013).
[Crossref]

Salzenstein, P.

Savchenkov, A.

A. Savchenkov, A. Matsko, and L. Maleki, “On frequency combs in monolithic resonators”, Nanophotonics 5, 363–391 (2016).
[Crossref]

Savchenkov, A. A

Savchenkov, A. A.

A. A. Savchenkov, V. S. Ilchenko, F. Di Teodoro, P. M. Belden, W. T. Lotshaw, A. B. Matsko, and L. Maleki, “Generation of Kerr combs centered at 4.5 μm in crystalline microresonators pumped with quantum-cascade lasers,” Opt. Lett. 40, 3468–3471 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

W. Liang, D. Eliyahu, V. S. Ilchenko, A. A. Savchenkov, A. B. Matsko, D. Seidel, and L. Maleki, “High spectral purity Kerr frequency comb radio frequency photonic oscillator,” Nat. Commun. 6, 7957 (2015).
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A. A. Savchenkov, D. Eliyahu, W. Liang, V. S. Ilchenko, J. Byrd, A. B. Matsko, D. Seidel, and L. Maleki, “Stabilization of a Kerr frequency comb oscillator,” Opt. Lett. 38, 2636–2639 (2013)
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. B. Matsko, A. A. Savchenkov, and L. Maleki, “Normal group-velocity dispersion Kerr frequency comb,” Opt. Lett. 37, 43 (2012).
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A. B. Matsko, A. A. Savchenkov, N. Yu, and L. Maleki, “Whispering-gallery-mode resonators as frequency references. I. Fundamental limitations,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24, 1324 (2007).
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A. A. Savchenkov, A. B. Matsko, V. S. Ilchenko, N. Yu, and L. Maleki, “Whispering-gallery-mode resonators as frequency references. II. Stabilization,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24, 2988 (2007).
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A. A. Savchenkov, A. B. Matsko, V. S. Ilchenko, and L. Maleki, “Optical resonators with ten million finesse,” Opt. Express 115, 6768 (2007).
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A. A. Savchenkov, A. B. Matsko, D. Strekalov, M. Mohageg, V. S. Ilchenko, and L. Maleki, “Low threshold optical oscillations in a whispering gallery mode CaF2 resonator,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 243905 (2004).
[Crossref]

Schindler, P.

J. Pfeifle, A. Coillet, R. Henriet, K. Saleh, P. Schindler, C. Weimann, W. Freude, I. V. Balakireva, L. Larger, C. Koos, and Y. K. Chembo, “Optimally coherent Kerr combs generated with crystalline whispering gallery mode resonators for ultrahigh capacity fiber communications,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 114093902 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

J. Pfeifle, V. Brasch, M. Lauermann, Y. Yu, D. Wegner, T. Herr, K. Hartinger, P. Schindler, J. Li, D. Hillerkuss, R. Schmogrow, C. Weimann, R. Holzwarth, W. Freude, J. Leuthold, T. J. Kippenberg, and C. Koos, “Coherent terabit communications with microresonator Kerr frequency combs,” Nat. Photonics 8, 375–380 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Schliesser, A.

C. Y. Wang, T. Herr, P. Del’Haye, A. Schliesser, J. Hofer, R. Holzwarth, T. W. Hansch, N. Picqué, and T. J. Kippenberg, “Mid-infrared optical frequency combs at 2.5 μm based on crystalline microresonators,” Nat. Commun. 4, 1345 (2012).
[Crossref]

P. Del’Haye, A. Schliesser, O. Arcizet, T. Wilken, R. Holzwarth, and T. J. Kippenberg, “Optical frequency comb generation from a monolithic microresonator,” Nature 450, 1214–1217 (2007).
[Crossref]

Schmogrow, R.

J. Pfeifle, V. Brasch, M. Lauermann, Y. Yu, D. Wegner, T. Herr, K. Hartinger, P. Schindler, J. Li, D. Hillerkuss, R. Schmogrow, C. Weimann, R. Holzwarth, W. Freude, J. Leuthold, T. J. Kippenberg, and C. Koos, “Coherent terabit communications with microresonator Kerr frequency combs,” Nat. Photonics 8, 375–380 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Seidel, D.

Soria, S.

A. Chiasera, Y. Dumeige, P. Feron, M. Ferrari, Y. Jestin, G. Nunzi Conti, S. Pelli, S. Soria, and G. C. Righini, “Spherical whispering-gallery-mode microresonators,” Laser Photonics Rev. 4, 457–482 (2010).
[Crossref]

Spillane, S. M.

T. J. Kippenberg, S. M. Spillane, and K. J. Vahala, “Kerr-nonlinearity optical parametric oscillation in an ultrahigh-Q toroid microcavity,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 083904 (2004).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Srinivasan, K.

Strekalov, D.

A. A. Savchenkov, A. B. Matsko, D. Strekalov, M. Mohageg, V. S. Ilchenko, and L. Maleki, “Low threshold optical oscillations in a whispering gallery mode CaF2 resonator,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 243905 (2004).
[Crossref]

Sylvestre, T.

G. Lin, S. Diallo, K. Saleh, R. Martinenghi, J.-C. Beugnot, T. Sylvestre, and Y. K. Chembo, “Cascaded Brillouin lasing in monolithic barium fluoride whispering gallery mode resonators,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 231103 (2014).
[Crossref]

S. Coen, H. G. Randle, T. Sylvestre, and M. Erkintalo, “Modeling of octave-spanning Kerr frequency combs using a generalized mean-field Lugiato-Lefever model,” Opt. Lett. 38, 37 (2013).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Tavernier, H.

Trebaol, S.

Vahala, K.

Vahala, K. J.

S. B. Papp, K. Beha, P. Del’Haye, F. Quinlan, H. Lee, K. J. Vahala, and S. A. Diddams, “Microresonator frequency comb optical clock,” Optica 1, 10–14 (2014).
[Crossref]

J. Li, H. Lee, T. Chen, and K. J. Vahala, “Low-pump-power, low-phase-noise, and microwave to millimeter-wave repetition rate operation in microcombs,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 109233901 (2012).
[Crossref]

T. J. Kippenberg, S. M. Spillane, and K. J. Vahala, “Kerr-nonlinearity optical parametric oscillation in an ultrahigh-Q toroid microcavity,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 083904 (2004).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Wang, C. Y.

T. Herr, V. Brasch, J. D. Jost, C. Y. Wang, N. M. Kondratiev, M. L. Gorodetsky, and T. J. Kippenberg, “Temporal solitons in optical microresonators,” Nat. Photonics 8, 145–152 (2014).
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T. Herr, K. Hartinger, J. Riemensberger, C. Y. Wang, E. Gavartin, R. Holzwarth, M. L. Gorodetsky, and T. J. Kippenberg, “Universal formation dynamics and noise of Kerr-frequency combs in microresonators,” Nat. Photonics 6, 480–487 (2012).
[Crossref]

C. Y. Wang, T. Herr, P. Del’Haye, A. Schliesser, J. Hofer, R. Holzwarth, T. W. Hansch, N. Picqué, and T. J. Kippenberg, “Mid-infrared optical frequency combs at 2.5 μm based on crystalline microresonators,” Nat. Commun. 4, 1345 (2012).
[Crossref]

Wang, J.

Wang, P.-H.

Wegner, D.

J. Pfeifle, V. Brasch, M. Lauermann, Y. Yu, D. Wegner, T. Herr, K. Hartinger, P. Schindler, J. Li, D. Hillerkuss, R. Schmogrow, C. Weimann, R. Holzwarth, W. Freude, J. Leuthold, T. J. Kippenberg, and C. Koos, “Coherent terabit communications with microresonator Kerr frequency combs,” Nat. Photonics 8, 375–380 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Weimann, C.

J. Pfeifle, A. Coillet, R. Henriet, K. Saleh, P. Schindler, C. Weimann, W. Freude, I. V. Balakireva, L. Larger, C. Koos, and Y. K. Chembo, “Optimally coherent Kerr combs generated with crystalline whispering gallery mode resonators for ultrahigh capacity fiber communications,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 114093902 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

J. Pfeifle, V. Brasch, M. Lauermann, Y. Yu, D. Wegner, T. Herr, K. Hartinger, P. Schindler, J. Li, D. Hillerkuss, R. Schmogrow, C. Weimann, R. Holzwarth, W. Freude, J. Leuthold, T. J. Kippenberg, and C. Koos, “Coherent terabit communications with microresonator Kerr frequency combs,” Nat. Photonics 8, 375–380 (2014).
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Weiner, A. M.

Wilken, T.

P. Del’Haye, A. Schliesser, O. Arcizet, T. Wilken, R. Holzwarth, and T. J. Kippenberg, “Optical frequency comb generation from a monolithic microresonator,” Nature 450, 1214–1217 (2007).
[Crossref]

Yang, L.

Yu, N.

Yu, Y.

J. Pfeifle, V. Brasch, M. Lauermann, Y. Yu, D. Wegner, T. Herr, K. Hartinger, P. Schindler, J. Li, D. Hillerkuss, R. Schmogrow, C. Weimann, R. Holzwarth, W. Freude, J. Leuthold, T. J. Kippenberg, and C. Koos, “Coherent terabit communications with microresonator Kerr frequency combs,” Nat. Photonics 8, 375–380 (2014).
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Appl. Phys. Lett. (1)

G. Lin, S. Diallo, K. Saleh, R. Martinenghi, J.-C. Beugnot, T. Sylvestre, and Y. K. Chembo, “Cascaded Brillouin lasing in monolithic barium fluoride whispering gallery mode resonators,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 231103 (2014).
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Chaos (1)

A. Coillet and Y. K. Chembo, “Routes to spatiotemporal chaos in Kerr optical frequency combs,” Chaos 24, 013313 (2014).
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IEEE J. Lightwave Technol. (1)

K. Saleh, O. Llopis, and G. Cibiel, “Optical scattering induced noise in fiber ring resonators and optoelectronic oscillators,” IEEE J. Lightwave Technol. 31, 1433–1446 (2013).
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IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. (2)

A. B. Matsko and V. S. Ilchenko, “Optical resonators with whispering gallery modes I: Basics,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 12, 3 (2006).
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V. S. Ilchenko and A. B. Matsko, “Optical resonators with whispering-gallery modes–part II: applications,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 12, 15 (2006).
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IEEE Photonics J. (2)

A. Coillet, I. Balakireva, R. Henriet, K. Saleh, L. Larger, J. M. Dudley, C. R. Menyuk, and Y. K. Chembo, “Azimuthal turing patterns, bright and dark cavity solitons in Kerr combs generated with whispering-gallery-mode resonators,” IEEE Photonics J. 5, 6100409 (2013).
[Crossref]

K. Saleh, G. Lin, and Y. K. Chembo, “Effect of laser coupling and active stabilization on the phase noise performance of optoelectronic microwave oscillators based on whispering-gallery-mode resonators,” IEEE Photonics J. 7, 1–11 (2015).
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IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. (1)

J. Levy, K. Saha, Y. Okawachi, M. Foster, A. Gaeta, and M. Lipson, “High-performance silicon-nitride-based multiple-wavelength source,” IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 24, 1375 (2012).
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J. Opt. Soc. Am. B (4)

J. Vis. Exp. (1)

A. Coillet, R. Henriet, K. P. Huy, M. Jacquot, L. Furfaro, I. Balakireva, L. Larger, and Y. K. Chembo, “Microwave photonics systems based on whispering-gallery-mode resonators,” J. Vis. Exp. 78, e50423 (2013).

Laser Photonics Rev. (1)

A. Chiasera, Y. Dumeige, P. Feron, M. Ferrari, Y. Jestin, G. Nunzi Conti, S. Pelli, S. Soria, and G. C. Righini, “Spherical whispering-gallery-mode microresonators,” Laser Photonics Rev. 4, 457–482 (2010).
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Nanophotonics (2)

Y. K. Chembo, “Kerr optical frequency combs: theory, applications and perspectives,” Nanophotonics 5, 214–230 (2016).
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A. Savchenkov, A. Matsko, and L. Maleki, “On frequency combs in monolithic resonators”, Nanophotonics 5, 363–391 (2016).
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Nat. Commun. (3)

P. Del’Haye, A. Coillet, W. Loh, K. Beha, S. B. Papp, and S. A. Diddams, “Phase steps and resonator detuning measurements in microresonator frequency combs,” Nat. Commun. 6, 5668 (2015).
[Crossref]

W. Liang, D. Eliyahu, V. S. Ilchenko, A. A. Savchenkov, A. B. Matsko, D. Seidel, and L. Maleki, “High spectral purity Kerr frequency comb radio frequency photonic oscillator,” Nat. Commun. 6, 7957 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

C. Y. Wang, T. Herr, P. Del’Haye, A. Schliesser, J. Hofer, R. Holzwarth, T. W. Hansch, N. Picqué, and T. J. Kippenberg, “Mid-infrared optical frequency combs at 2.5 μm based on crystalline microresonators,” Nat. Commun. 4, 1345 (2012).
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Nat. Photonics (4)

J. Pfeifle, V. Brasch, M. Lauermann, Y. Yu, D. Wegner, T. Herr, K. Hartinger, P. Schindler, J. Li, D. Hillerkuss, R. Schmogrow, C. Weimann, R. Holzwarth, W. Freude, J. Leuthold, T. J. Kippenberg, and C. Koos, “Coherent terabit communications with microresonator Kerr frequency combs,” Nat. Photonics 8, 375–380 (2014).
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T. Herr, V. Brasch, J. D. Jost, C. Y. Wang, N. M. Kondratiev, M. L. Gorodetsky, and T. J. Kippenberg, “Temporal solitons in optical microresonators,” Nat. Photonics 8, 145–152 (2014).
[Crossref]

T. Herr, K. Hartinger, J. Riemensberger, C. Y. Wang, E. Gavartin, R. Holzwarth, M. L. Gorodetsky, and T. J. Kippenberg, “Universal formation dynamics and noise of Kerr-frequency combs in microresonators,” Nat. Photonics 6, 480–487 (2012).
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Nature (1)

P. Del’Haye, A. Schliesser, O. Arcizet, T. Wilken, R. Holzwarth, and T. J. Kippenberg, “Optical frequency comb generation from a monolithic microresonator,” Nature 450, 1214–1217 (2007).
[Crossref]

Opt. Eng. (1)

G. Lin, K. Saleh, R. Henriet, S. Diallo, R. Martinenghi, A. Coillet, and Y. K. Chembo, “Wide-range tunability, thermal locking, and mode-crossing effects in Kerr optical frequency combs,” Opt. Eng. 53, 122602 (2014).
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Opt. Express (5)

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G. Lin, S. Diallo, R. Henriet, M. Jacquot, and Y. K. Chembo, “Barium fluoride whispering-gallery-mode disk-resonator with one billion quality-factor,” Opt. Lett. 39, 6009–6012 (2014).
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R. Henriet, G. Lin, A. Coillet, M. Jacquot, L. Furfaro, L. Larger, and Y. K. Chembo, “Kerr optical frequency comb generation in strontium fluoride whispering-gallery mode resonators with billion quality factor,” Opt. Lett. 40, 1567–1570 (2015).
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A. A. Savchenkov, V. S. Ilchenko, F. Di Teodoro, P. M. Belden, W. T. Lotshaw, A. B. Matsko, and L. Maleki, “Generation of Kerr combs centered at 4.5 μm in crystalline microresonators pumped with quantum-cascade lasers,” Opt. Lett. 40, 3468–3471 (2015).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

S. Coen, H. G. Randle, T. Sylvestre, and M. Erkintalo, “Modeling of octave-spanning Kerr frequency combs using a generalized mean-field Lugiato-Lefever model,” Opt. Lett. 38, 37 (2013).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. A. Savchenkov, D. Eliyahu, W. Liang, V. S. Ilchenko, J. Byrd, A. B. Matsko, D. Seidel, and L. Maleki, “Stabilization of a Kerr frequency comb oscillator,” Opt. Lett. 38, 2636–2639 (2013)
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A. Coillet and Y. K. Chembo, “On the robustness of phase-locking in Kerr optical frequency combs,” Opt. Lett. 39, 1529 (2014).
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A. B. Matsko, A. A Savchenkov, W. Liang, V. S. Ilchenko, D. Seidel, and L. Maleki, “Mode-locked Kerr frequency combs,” Opt. Lett. 36, 2845 (2011).
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A. B. Matsko, A. A. Savchenkov, and L. Maleki, “Normal group-velocity dispersion Kerr frequency comb,” Opt. Lett. 37, 43 (2012).
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Optica (2)

Phys. Rev. A (4)

C. Godey, I. V. Balakireva, A. Coillet, and Y. K. Chembo, “Stability analysis of the spatiotemporal Lugiato-Lefever model for Kerr optical frequency combs in the anomalous and normal dispersion regimes,” Phys. Rev. A 89, 063814 (2014).
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A. Coillet, J. Dudley, G. Genty, L. Larger, and Y. K. Chembo, “Optical rogue waves in whispering-gallery-mode resonators,” Phys. Rev. A 89, 013835 (2014).
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Y. K. Chembo and N. Yu, “Modal expansion approach to optical-frequency-comb generation with monolithic whispering-gallery-mode resonators,” Phys. Rev. A 82, 033801 (2010).
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Y. K. Chembo and C. R. Menyuk, “Spatiotemporal Lugiato-Lefever formalism for Kerr-comb generation in whispering-gallery mode resonators,” Phys. Rev. A 87, 053852 (2013).
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P. Parra-Rivas, D. Gomila, M. A. Matias, S. Coen, and L. Gelens, “Dynamics of localized and patterned structures in the Lugiato-Lefever equation determine the stability and shape of optical frequency combs,” Phys. Rev. A. 89, 043813 (2014).
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T. J. Kippenberg, S. M. Spillane, and K. J. Vahala, “Kerr-nonlinearity optical parametric oscillation in an ultrahigh-Q toroid microcavity,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 083904 (2004).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. A. Savchenkov, A. B. Matsko, D. Strekalov, M. Mohageg, V. S. Ilchenko, and L. Maleki, “Low threshold optical oscillations in a whispering gallery mode CaF2 resonator,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 243905 (2004).
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J. Li, H. Lee, T. Chen, and K. J. Vahala, “Low-pump-power, low-phase-noise, and microwave to millimeter-wave repetition rate operation in microcombs,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 109233901 (2012).
[Crossref]

P. Del’Haye, S. B. Papp, and S. A. Diddams, “Hybrid electro-optically modulated microcombs,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 109263901 (2012).
[Crossref]

J. Pfeifle, A. Coillet, R. Henriet, K. Saleh, P. Schindler, C. Weimann, W. Freude, I. V. Balakireva, L. Larger, C. Koos, and Y. K. Chembo, “Optimally coherent Kerr combs generated with crystalline whispering gallery mode resonators for ultrahigh capacity fiber communications,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 114093902 (2015).
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Phys. Rev. X. (1)

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Fig. 1
Fig. 1

(a) MgF2 WGMR fixed on a specific mount and coupled to (one or two) tapered optical microfibers. Two mirrors facing each other are used to get an accurate side view of the microfibers position regarding the WGMR rim. (b) Illustration of (Degenerate) Four-Wave-Mixing [(D)FWM] for Kerr comb generation.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

(a) Optical coupling bench using one (two) nanometric xyz translation stage(s) for add-only (add-drop) coupling configuration. (b) Illustration showing the resonance blue-slope that could be probed by the laser lightwave in a MgF2 WGMR, imprecisely using the thermal locking technique and accurately using the side-of-fringe locking technique. An illustration of the real temporal response of the resonance (resonance thermal shift and broadening), obtained when the laser is scanning the resonance from its blue slope to the red slope, is also given. (c) Experimental setup, including the side-of-fringe laser locking loop, used to probe the different Kerr comb patterns generated in the MgF2 WGMR. In red: optical path; In green: RF path; In blue: low frequency path for the locking loop; PC: polarization controller; VOA: variable optical attenuator; OC: optical fiber coupler; O-scope: oscilloscope; PID: proportional-integral-derivative controller; OSA: optical spectrum analyzer; ESSA: electrical signal and spectrum analyzer.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Normalized absorption signal recorded at the slow photodiode output by an oscilloscope for the MgF2 WGMR, where different excited optical modes can be seen. The 20 ms time scale on this graphic represents a 1.3 GHz laser frequency scanning range (visualization window). The inset figure shows the WGMR mode that has been used in our experiment and accurately investigated using the side-of-fringe locking technique in order to identify the different generated Kerr comb patterns. The various laser-mode locking states that has been considered are also shown (S1, S2, etc.). The red line draws the locking limit imposed by the laser frequency noise combined to the WGMR thermal instabilities, and also to the limits of the side-of-fringe locking scheme.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Measured optical spectra at the drop port of the WGMR and their corresponding RF spectra, obtained for different Kerr comb patterns generated at different laser-mode locking states (see Fig. 3). The measured single sideband phase noise spectra of the Kerr combs’ beat note at 18 GHz are given for locking states S1, S2, S4 and S6 with the corresponding carrier RF power. For state S4, the phase noise spectra of both beat notes at 18 GHz and 36 GHz are given and compared. (OSA: RBW = 12.5 MHz; ESA: RBW = 50 kHz and VBW = 50 kHz).

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

Comparison of the comb performances at the through and drop ports of the WGMR. (a) Optical spectra, (b) RF spectra and (c) phase noise spectra recorded for a laser-mode locking state S6. (d) Optical spectra, (e) narrow span optical spectra, (g) RF spectra and (h) phase noise spectra, recorded for a laser-mode locking state SB (see the inset figure in Fig. 3). (f) A wide span (10 THz; 80 nm) optical spectra recorded for the laser-mode locking state SB. OSA: RBW = 12.5 MHz [averaging = 100 for (d) and (e)]; ESA: RBW = 50 kHz and VBW = 50 kHz.

Fig. 6
Fig. 6

Comparison of the Kerr comb performances at the WGMR drop port between states S4 and S5 [see the inset figure in Fig. 3 and Fig. 4]. (a), (b) and (c): RF spectra recorded for states S4 and S5 and centered at beat notes 6 GHz (only for S5), 18 GHz and 36 GHz, respectively. (d) Optical spectrum, (e) low frequency DC spectrum and (f) Large span RF spectrum recorded for the Kerr comb generated at states S5 and compared with state SA spectra where the laser lightwave was slightly resonant but no Kerr comb was generated [see the inset figure in Fig. 3].

Fig. 7
Fig. 7

Comparison of the performances of different Kerr combs (A–F) generated at the through port using different optical modes of the MgF2 WGMR. (A–F) represent the optical spectra for the different combs. (a) Comparison of the wide span RF spectra of the different combs. (b) Comparison of the phase noise spectra of the main beat notes (i.e. 6–36 GHz, for the spectra A–F, respectively).

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