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Reflection z-scan measurements of the non-linear lens in VECSEL gain structures
Author(s): Ed A. Shaw; Adrian H. Quarterman; Andrew P. Turnbull; Theo Chen Sverre; C. Robin Head; Anne C. Tropper; Keith G. Wilcox
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Paper Abstract

We present reflection z-scan measurements of a quantum well VECSEL gain structure under pumped and unpumped conditions. The implications for the design of mode-locked cavities will be discussed; both in relation to SESAM mode-locked lasers and the possibility of self-mode-locking.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 March 2016
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 9734, Vertical External Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers (VECSELs) VI, 97340L (10 March 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2212840
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Ed A. Shaw, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Adrian H. Quarterman, Univ. of Dundee (United Kingdom)
Andrew P. Turnbull, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Theo Chen Sverre, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
C. Robin Head, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Anne C. Tropper, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Keith G. Wilcox, Univ. of Dundee (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9734:
Vertical External Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers (VECSELs) VI
Keith G. Wilcox, Editor(s)

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