We numerically investigate the deterministic generation of a perfect soliton crystal (PSC) in an optical microresonator functionalized with a saturable absorber (SA). The SAallows the direct formation of a PSC from an initial, periodic Turing roll. It prevents passage through a chaotic state, which induces a stochastic nature with regard to the number of generated dissipativeKerr solitons.We showthat PSCs form deterministically, and the number is controlled by adjusting the input power and SA parameter. Our work provides a simple approach for obtaining a stable PSC that offers an ultrahigh repetition rate and a high comb output power.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics