Mode-locking build-up measurements: probing the mode-locking mechanisms in Vertical-External-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers

Keith G. Wilcox (Lead / Corresponding author), Adrian H. Quarterman, Stewart Carswell, Zakaria Mihoubi, Vasilis Apostolopoulos, Aaron Chung, Anne Tropper

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Abstract

The pulse evolution from onset to steady state in a mode-locked vertical-externalcavity surface-emitting laser producing femtosecond and picosecond pulses was studied. A 40-times reduction in pulse shortening rate from picosecond to femtosecond regime was observed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010
PublisherOptical Society of America
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528896
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 16 May 201021 May 2010

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Conference

ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period16/05/1021/05/10

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