A simple, versatile model for the dynamics of electrically and optically pumped vertical external-cavity surface-emitting lasers, which are mode locked by a semiconductor saturable-absorber mirror, is presented. The dfference between the laser operation in the linear and folded cavity, as well as the potential for a colliding pulse operation, are studied.
Original languageEnglish
Article number3224
Pages (from-to)1-17
Number of pages17
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2019

    Research areas

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

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