Simple model for pulse formation in lasers with a frequency-shifting element and nonlinearity

C. Martijn de Sterke*, M. J. Steel

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Abstract

We study pulse formation in a laser containing a frequency shifting element, but without dispersion, and find simple approximate expressions for the pulse parameters. The operation of such lasers can be understood without reference to soliton-like effects.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)469-474
Number of pages6
JournalOptics Communications
Volume117
Issue number5-6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jun 1995
Externally publishedYes

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