We study passive mode-locking in the general case of arbitrary dispersion and Kerr nonlinearity and the presence of noise. We present an analytical derivation and expressions for the threshold power required to maintain mode-locked pulses.
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M. Katz, A. Gordon, O. Gat, and B. Fischer, "Destabilization by Noise of Passive Mode Locking with General Dispersion and Kerr Nonlinearity," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper JWB18.
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