10 March 2016 Reflection z-scan measurements of the non-linear lens in VECSEL gain structures
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We present reflection z-scan measurements of a quantum well VECSEL gain structure under pumped and unpumped conditions. The implications for the design of mode-locked cavities will be discussed; both in relation to SESAM mode-locked lasers and the possibility of self-mode-locking.
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Ed A. Shaw, Ed A. Shaw, Adrian H. Quarterman, Adrian H. Quarterman, Andrew P. Turnbull, Andrew P. Turnbull, Theo Chen Sverre, Theo Chen Sverre, C. Robin Head, C. Robin Head, Anne C. Tropper, Anne C. Tropper, Keith G. Wilcox, Keith G. Wilcox, "Reflection z-scan measurements of the non-linear lens in VECSEL gain structures", Proc. SPIE 9734, Vertical External Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers (VECSELs) VI, 97340L (10 March 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2212840; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2212840
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