Spatiotemporal mode-locking in multimode fiber lasers

  title={Spatiotemporal mode-locking in multimode fiber lasers},
  author={Logan G. Wright and Demetrios N. Christodoulides and Frank W. Wise},
  pages={94 - 97}
Harnessing complexity in laser light The development of lasers and the quality of the output light has been crucially dependent on understanding and being able to control the process occurring within the laser-generating cavity. In a real laser cavity, there are both longitudinal and transverse modes; for the highest-quality lasers, reducing the effects of the latter has been standard practice. However, using a graded index fiber cavity, Wright et al. demonstrate that the longitudinal and… 

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