Reflection z-scan measurements of the non-linear lens in VECSEL gain structures

Ed A. Shaw, Adrian H. Quarterman, Andrew P. Turnbull, Theo Chen Sverre, C. R. Head, Anne C. Tropper, Keith G. Wilcox

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationVertical External Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers (VECSELs) VI
EditorsKeith G. Wilcox
Place of PublicationSan Fransisco
PublisherSPIE-International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume9734
ISBN (Electronic)9781628419696
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 Mar 2016
EventSPIE Photonics West 2016: Vertical External Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers (VECSELs) VI - The Moscone Center, San Francisco, United States
Duration: 15 Feb 201616 Feb 2016
http://spie.org/conferences-and-exhibitions/past-conferences-and-exhibitions/photonics-west-2016 (Link to Conference details)

Conference

ConferenceSPIE Photonics West 2016
CountryUnited States
CitySan Francisco
Period15/02/1616/02/16
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Keywords

  • mode-locking
  • nonlinear optics
  • semiconductor lasers
  • Ultrafast laser
  • z-scan

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    Shaw, E. A., Quarterman, A. H., Turnbull, A. P., Chen Sverre, T., Head, C. R., Tropper, A. C., & Wilcox, K. G. (2016). Reflection z-scan measurements of the non-linear lens in VECSEL gain structures. In K. G. Wilcox (Ed.), Vertical External Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers (VECSELs) VI (Vol. 9734). [97340L] SPIE-International Society for Optical Engineering. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2212840