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Nonlinear Optics in Microspherical Resonators

Centro Fermi—Museo Storico della Fisica e Centro Studi e Ricerche “Enrico Fermi”, Compendio del Viminale, Piazza del Viminale 1, 00184 Roma, Italy
CNR-IFAC, Istituto di Fisica Applicata “Nello Carrara”, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, via Madonna del Piano 10, I50019 Sesto Fiorentino (FI), Italy
Laboratorio Europeo di Spettroscopia Nonlineare (LENS) - Università degli Studi di Firenze, via Nello Carrara 1, I50019 Sesto Fiorentino (FI), Italy
Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
These authors contributed equally to this work.
Micromachines 2020, 11(3), 303;
Received: 18 February 2020 / Revised: 9 March 2020 / Accepted: 10 March 2020 / Published: 13 March 2020
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Nonlinear Photonics Devices)
Nonlinear frequency generation requires high intensity density which is usually achieved with pulsed laser sources, anomalous dispersion, high nonlinear coefficients or long interaction lengths. Whispering gallery mode microresonators (WGMRs) are photonic devices that enhance nonlinear interactions and can be exploited for continuous wave (CW) nonlinear frequency conversion, due to their capability of confine light for long time periods in a very small volume, even though in the normal dispersion regime. All signals must be resonant with the cavity. Here, we present a review of nonlinear optical processes in glass microspherical cavities, hollow and solid. View Full-Text
Keywords: kerr nonlinearity; whispering gallery mode; optical resonators; stimulated brillouin scattering; optomechanical oscillations kerr nonlinearity; whispering gallery mode; optical resonators; stimulated brillouin scattering; optomechanical oscillations
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Frigenti, G.; Farnesi, D.; Nunzi Conti, G.; Soria, S. Nonlinear Optics in Microspherical Resonators. Micromachines 2020, 11, 303.

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Frigenti G, Farnesi D, Nunzi Conti G, Soria S. Nonlinear Optics in Microspherical Resonators. Micromachines. 2020; 11(3):303.

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Frigenti, Gabriele, Daniele Farnesi, Gualtiero Nunzi Conti, and Silvia Soria. 2020. "Nonlinear Optics in Microspherical Resonators" Micromachines 11, no. 3: 303.

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