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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 2004
  • pp: 1221–1223

Delay differential equations for mode-locked semiconductor lasers

Andrei G. Vladimirov*, Dmitry Turaev, and Gregory Kozyreff  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 29, Issue 11, pp. 1221-1223 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.29.001221


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Abstract

We propose a new model for passive mode locking that is a set of ordinary delay differential equations. We assume a ring-cavity geometry and Lorentzian spectral filtering of the pulses but do not use small gain and loss and weak saturation approximations. By means of a continuation method, we study mode-locking solutions and their stability. We find that stable mode locking can exist even when the nonlasing state between pulses becomes unstable.

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OCIS Codes
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
(190.3100) Nonlinear optics : Instabilities and chaos

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Andrei G. Vladimirov*, Dmitry Turaev, and Gregory Kozyreff, "Delay differential equations for mode-locked semiconductor lasers," Opt. Lett. 29, 1221-1223 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-29-11-1221

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