Delay-differential-equation modeling of mode-locked vertical-external-cavity surface-emitting lasers in different cavity configurations

Eugene Avrutin, Krassimir Panajotov

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A simple, versatile model for the dynamics of electrically and optically pumped vertical-external-cavity surface-emitting lasers mode locked by semiconductor saturable absorber mirror is presented. The difference between the laser operation in the linear and folded cavity, as well as the potential for colliding pulse operation, are studied.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages20
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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  • vertical-external-cavity surface-emitting lasers; mode locking; SESAM; frequency combs

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