WIAS Preprint No. 1060, (2005)

Pulse interaction via gain and loss dynamics in passive mode-locking


  • Nizette, Michel
  • Rachinskii, Dmitrii I.
  • Vladimirov, Andrei G.
    ORCID: 0000-0002-7540-8380
  • Wolfrum, Matthias
    ORCID: 0000-0002-4278-2675

2010 Mathematics Subject Classification

  • 78A60 34C23

2008 Physics and Astronomy Classification Scheme

  • 42.60.Fc, 42.55.Px, 42.60.Mi, 42.65.Pc, 42.60.Gd


  • mode-locking, bifurcations, pulse interaction, Q-switching




We study theoretically the effects of pulse interactions mediated by the gain and absorber dynamics in a passively mode-locked laser containing a slow saturable absorber, and operating in a regime with several pulses coexisting in the cavity.

Appeared in

  • Phys. D, 218 (2006) pp. 95--104.

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