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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 1998
  • pp: 280–282

Ultrashort pulses generated by mode-locked lasers with either a slow or a fast saturable-absorber response

N. N. Akhmediev, A. Ankiewicz, M. J. Lederer, and B. Luther-Davies  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 23, Issue 4, pp. 280-282 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.23.000280


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Abstract

We present a new exact solution for ultrashort pulses generated by passively mode-locked lasers, taking into account the slow and the fast parts of the semiconductor saturable-absorber response in the nonsaturated limit.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(320.5550) Ultrafast optics : Pulses

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N. N. Akhmediev, A. Ankiewicz, M. J. Lederer, and B. Luther-Davies, "Ultrashort pulses generated by mode-locked lasers with either a slow or a fast saturable-absorber response," Opt. Lett. 23, 280-282 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-23-4-280


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