Self-Induced Faraday Instability Laser

Perego, A. M., Smirnov, S. V., Staliunas, K., Churkin, D. V. and Wabnitz, S. (2018). Self-Induced Faraday Instability Laser. Physical Review Letters, 120 (21),

Abstract

We predict the onset of self-induced parametric or Faraday instabilities in a laser, spontaneously caused by the presence of pump depletion, which leads to a periodic gain landscape for light propagating in the cavity. As a result of the instability, continuous wave oscillation becomes unstable even in the normal dispersion regime of the cavity, and a periodic train of pulses with ultrahigh repetition rate is generated. Application to the case of Raman fiber lasers is described, in good quantitative agreement between our conceptual analysis and numerical modeling

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.213902
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, electronic & power engineering
Additional Information: © 2018 American Physical Society. Self-Induced Faraday Instability Laser. A. M. Perego, S. V. Smirnov, K. Staliunas, D. V. Churkin, and S. Wabnitz Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, 213902 – Published 22 May 2018
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Published Date: 2018-05-22
Authors: Perego, A. M.
Smirnov, S. V.
Staliunas, K.
Churkin, D. V.
Wabnitz, S.

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