7. Mode-Locking: Selected Advanced Topics

  1. Andrew M. Weiner

Published Online: 28 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470473467.ch7

Ultrafast Optics

Ultrafast Optics

How to Cite

Weiner, A. M. (2009) Mode-Locking: Selected Advanced Topics, in Ultrafast Optics, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470473467.ch7

Author Information

  1. Purdue University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 OCT 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JUN 2009

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Pure and Applied Optics

Book Series Editors:

  1. Glenn Boreman

Series Editor Information

  1. University of Central Florida, CREOL & FPCE, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471415398

Online ISBN: 9780470473467



  • mode-locking;
  • figure-eight laser (F8L), mode-locked fiber laser;
  • erbium-doped fiber amplifier (EDFA)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Soliton Fiber Lasers: Artificial Fast Saturable Absorbers

  • Soliton Mode-Locking: Active Modulation and Slow Saturable Absorbers

  • Stretched Pulse Mode-Locking

  • Mode-Locked Lasers in the Few-Cycle Regime

  • Mode-Locked Frequency Combs

  • Problems