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  • Vol. 8, Iss. 9 — Oct. 2, 2013

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)

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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

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

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Vol. 8, Iss. 9 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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)

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