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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 10 — May. 14, 2007
  • pp: 5919–5924

Intracavity pulse dynamics and stability for passively mode-locked lasers

Cristian Antonelli, Jeff Chen, and Franz X. Kärtner  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 10, pp. 5919-5924 (2007)

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We derive a general characterization of the intracavity pulse dynamics for passively mode-locked fiber lasers based on the use of the variational principle. As a first application this method is used for an efficient simulation of the laser dynamics of stretched pulse and similariton lasers and evaluation of its stability.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: February 23, 2007
Revised Manuscript: April 23, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: April 25, 2007
Published: April 30, 2007

Cristian Antonelli, Jeff Chen, and Franz X. Kartner, "Intracavity pulse dynamics and stability for passively mode-locked lasers," Opt. Express 15, 5919-5924 (2007)

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