Phase-sensitive seeded modulation instability in passive fiber resonators


Modulation instability is one of the most ubiquitous phenomena in physics. Here we investigate the phase-sensitive properties of modulation instability with harmonic seeding in passive fiber resonators. Theoretical investigations based on the Lugiato−Lefever equation with time dependent pump and a three-wave truncation show that the dynamics of the system is sensitive to the relative phase between input signal, idler, and pump waves. The modulation instability gain can even vanish for a peculiar value of the initial relative phase. An advanced multi-heterodyne measurement technique had been developed to record the real time evolution, round-trip to round-trip, of the power and phase of the output cavity field to confirm these theoretical predictions.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Physics and Astronomy(all)
Publication ISSN: 2399-3650
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Published Date: 2022-01-10
Accepted Date: 2021-11-18
Authors: Bessin, Florent (ORCID Profile 0000-0001-8280-6304)
Naveau, Corentin
Conforti, Matteo
Kudlinski, Alexandre
Szriftgiser, Pascal
Mussot, Arnaud



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