17 April 2006 Dispersion-managed soliton operation of Ti:sapphire laser oscillators
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Proceedings Volume 6190, Solid State Lasers and Amplifiers II; 61900W (2006); doi: 10.1117/12.662858
Event: SPIE Photonics Europe, 2006, Strasbourg, France
We present what is to our knowledge the most complete 1-D numerical analysis of the evolution and the propagation dynamics of an ultrashort laser pulse in a Ti:Sapphire laser oscillator. This study confirms the dispersion managed model of mode-locking, and emphasizes the role of the Kerr nonlinearity in generating mode-locked spectra with a smooth and well-behaved spectral phase. A very good agreement with experimental measurements of pulse energy, spectrum, and temporal width of extracavity compressed pulses is found.
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Marco V. Tognetti, Miguel N. Miranda, Helder M. Crespo, Luís M. Bernardo, "Dispersion-managed soliton operation of Ti:sapphire laser oscillators", Proc. SPIE 6190, Solid State Lasers and Amplifiers II, 61900W (17 April 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.662858; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.662858


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