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Frequency comb generation in optical microcavities

Grant number: 16/05038-4
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): June 01, 2016
Effective date (End): February 28, 2018
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Physics - Condensed Matter Physics
Principal Investigator:Gustavo Silva Wiederhecker
Grantee:Laís Fujii dos Santos
Home Institution: Instituto de Física Gleb Wataghin (IFGW). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:12/17765-7 - Nanophotonics in Group IV and III-V semiconductors, AP.JP


Optical microcavities combine high quality factors and small modal areas to enhance the intensity of intracavity light, which enables the exploration of nonlinear optical phenomena. In this master's thesis, we study frequency comb generation in silica microdisks through four wave mixing, a third order nonlinear effect. Several applications follow from this absolute frequency reference, with easy implementation to photonic microchips.

Scientific publications
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INGA, M. Dispersion tailoring in wedge microcavities for Kerr comb generation. OPTICS LETTERS, v. 45, n. 12 JUN 15 2020. Web of Science Citations: 0.
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