We numerically characterise, in the three-dimensional space of adjustable cavity parameters, the performance of a recently reported layout of a flexible figure-8 laser having two independently pumped segments of active fibre in its bidirectional ring (Smirnov et al 2017 Opt. Lett. 42 1732–5). We show that this optimisation problem can be efficiently addressed by applying a regression model based on a neural-network algorithm.
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- Fibre optics amplifiers and oscillators
- Mode-locked fibre lasers
- Nonlinear optics
Boscolo, S., Finot, C., Gukov, I., & Turitsyn, S. K. (2019). Performance analysis of dual-pump nonlinear amplifying loop mirror mode-locked all-fibre laser. Laser Physics Letters, 16(6), . https://doi.org/10.1088/1612-202X/ab1bd7