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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 16 — Aug. 12, 2013
  • pp: 19240–19251

Dynamics of Fourier domain mode-locked lasers

S. Slepneva, B. Kelleher, B. O’Shaughnessy, S.P. Hegarty, A.G. Vladimirov, and G. Huyet  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 16, pp. 19240-19251 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.019240


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Abstract

An analysis of the dynamical features in the output of a Fourier Domain Mode Locked laser is presented. An experimental study of the wavelength sweep-direction asymmetry in the output of such devices is undertaken. A mathematical model based on a set of delay differential equations is developed and shown to agree well with experiment.

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OCIS Codes
(110.4500) Imaging systems : Optical coherence tomography
(140.3430) Lasers and laser optics : Laser theory
(140.3600) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, tunable

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: May 7, 2013
Revised Manuscript: June 27, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: June 27, 2013
Published: August 6, 2013

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S. Slepneva, B. Kelleher, B. O’Shaughnessy, S.P. Hegarty, A.G. Vladimirov, and G. Huyet, "Dynamics of Fourier domain mode-locked lasers," Opt. Express 21, 19240-19251 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-16-19240


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