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  • Vol. 14, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 1997
  • pp: 2705–2709

Control of mode-locking efficiency in a Kerr-lens mode-locked Ti:sapphire laser

V. L. Kalashnikov, N. I. Zhavoronkov, I. G. Poloyko, and V. P. Mikhailov  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 14, Issue 10, pp. 2705-2709 (1997)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.14.002705


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Abstract

We have studied Kerr-lens mode-locking efficiency in a Ti-sapphire laser both experimentally and theoretically. The criterion of mode-locking efficiency based on the spatiotemporal model of a self-consistent laser field was proposed. We investigated ultrashort-pulse stability, taking into account the gain saturation and group-velocity dispersion. A stable regime of double pulse collision at the active medium has been observed and analyzed theoretically.

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V. L. Kalashnikov, N. I. Zhavoronkov, I. G. Poloyko, and V. P. Mikhailov, "Control of mode-locking efficiency in a Kerr-lens mode-locked Ti:sapphire laser," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 14, 2705-2709 (1997)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-14-10-2705


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