Self-mode-locked semiconductor disk lasers

Arash Rahimi-Iman, Mahmoud Gaafar, Max Vaupel, Christoph Möller, Fan Zhang, Dalia Al-Nakdali, Ksenia A. Fedorova, Wolfgang Stolz, Edik U. Rafailov, Martin Koch

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Abstract

In the last decade, vertical-external-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VECSELs) have become promising sources of ultrashort laser pulses. While the mode-locked operation has been strongly relying on costly semiconductor saturable-Absorber mirrors for many years, new techniques have been found for pulse formation. Mode-locking VECSELs are nowadays not only achievable by using a variety of saturable absorbers, but also by using a saturable-Absorber-free technique referred to as self-mode-locking (SML), which is to be highlighted here.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings : 2016 International Conference Laser Optic
PublisherIEEE
PagesR3-19
Number of pages1
ISBN (Print)978-1-4673-9735-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 23 Aug 2016
Event2016 International Conference Laser Optics - St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
Duration: 27 Jun 20161 Jul 2016

Conference

Conference2016 International Conference Laser Optics
Abbreviated titleLO 2016
CountryRussian Federation
CitySt. Petersburg
Period27/06/161/07/16

Bibliographical note

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Keywords

  • mode-locking
  • semiconductor disk lasers
  • vertical-external-cavity surface-emitting laser

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  • Cite this

    Rahimi-Iman, A., Gaafar, M., Vaupel, M., Möller, C., Zhang, F., Al-Nakdali, D., Fedorova, K. A., Stolz, W., Rafailov, E. U., & Koch, M. (2016). Self-mode-locked semiconductor disk lasers. In Proceedings : 2016 International Conference Laser Optic (pp. R3-19). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/LO.2016.7549729