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Periodic cycles, bifurcation, and chaotic behavior of new type of optical quasi-solitons in solid state lasers mode-locked by linear and nonlinear phase shifting
Author(s): Vladimir L. Kalashnikov; V. P. Kalosha; Igor G. Poloyko; Victor P. Mikhailov
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Paper Abstract

Formation and propagation of a new type of quasi-soliton in laser system was investigated. It was shown that the interplay between linear phase shift from the center of the luminescence band and nonlinear effect of the self-phase modulation enables to create the conditions for the self-ordering of the laser field. This technique is capable to generate stable ultra-short pulse trains. Analysis of the quasi-soliton stability allows to describe the cascade of oscillation effects in laser system accompanying the increase of the pump energy.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 April 1996
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2792, Laser Optics '95: Nonlinear Dynamics in Lasers, (29 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.239188
Show Author Affiliations
Vladimir L. Kalashnikov, International Laser Ctr. (Belarus)
V. P. Kalosha, International Laser Ctr. (Belarus)
Igor G. Poloyko, International Laser Ctr. (Belarus)
Victor P. Mikhailov, International Laser Ctr. (Belarus)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2792:
Laser Optics '95: Nonlinear Dynamics in Lasers
Neal Broadus Abraham; Yakov I. Khanin, Editor(s)

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