FM lasing phenomena in external cavity lasers

P. S. Spencer*, D. M. Kane

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    Numerical simulations of frequency modulated external cavity class-B lasers have been performed and a wide range of dynamic and spectral phenomena observed. It is shown that FM, pulsed or coherence collapse like behaviour can be obtained depending on the relative magnitudes of the mirror reflectivities and cavity round-trip times.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1803-1817
    Number of pages15
    JournalJournal of Modern Optics
    Issue number11 SPEC.
    Publication statusPublished - 15 Sept 2000


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