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  • Vol. 2, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1985
  • pp: 141–147

Self-pulsing instability in inhomogeneously broadened traveling-wave lasers

Ji-yue Zhang, H. Haken, and H. Ohno  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 2, Issue 1, pp. 141-147 (1985)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.2.000141


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Abstract

The self-pulsing instability in inhomogeneously broadened unidirectional traveling-wave single-mode lasers is discussed in detail. The analytic linear stability analysis of the stationary solutions shows that, in the case of a good-cavity limit and a large inhomogeneous linewidth, no self-pulsing instability occurs. On the other hand, in the case of a bad-cavity limit, there are two instabilities. At the same time, in the intermediate-cavity case two self-pulsing instabilities also exist; one corresponds to a lower threshold value, and the other to a higher one.

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Ji-yue Zhang, H. Haken, and H. Ohno, "Self-pulsing instability in inhomogeneously broadened traveling-wave lasers," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 2, 141-147 (1985)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-2-1-141


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