Experimental study of the stability of a linear passively mode-locked laser

V. Moskalenko, V. Anand, M.K. Smit, E.A.J.M. Bente

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Abstract

Measurements on a monolithic extended cavity linear passively mode-locked laser in two configurations are presented. We investigated the theoretical prediction that placing the saturable absorber close to the output mirror instead of the high reflecting mirror leads to a reduction of amplitude and timing jitter. Our results seem to confirm there are indeed advantages. For both configurations mode-locking was observed. A beat tone with a 10 dB linewidth of 19 kHz was observed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE Photonics Society Symposium, 12-16 October 2014, San Diego, California
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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    Moskalenko, V., Anand, V., Smit, M. K., & Bente, E. A. J. M. (2014). Experimental study of the stability of a linear passively mode-locked laser. In IEEE Photonics Society Symposium, 12-16 October 2014, San Diego, California