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Stability Of Mode-Locked Lasers To Linear And Nonlinear Perturbations
Author(s): M. Morin; M. Piche; R. Tremblay
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Paper Abstract

Phase-locking of the modes of a laser results in the emission of a train of short pulses. These pulses are essential for basic physics experiments as well as for electronic and opto-electronic technologies. The most reliable method to phase-lock laser modes is active mode-locking, achieved by inserting a phase or amplitude modulator in the laser cavity. In this paper, we study the stability of actively mode-locked lasers to linear and nonlinear perturbations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1987
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 0813, Optics and the Information Age, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.967330
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M. Morin, Universite Laval (Canada)
M. Piche, Universite Laval (Canada)
R. Tremblay, Universite Laval (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0813:
Optics and the Information Age

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