A Mean-Field Model For Kerr Lens Mode-Locking

  • A. M. Dunlop
  • W. J. Firth
  • D. R. Heatley
Conference paper


We propose a new mean-field or master equation capable of describing transverse effects, pulse evolution and nonlinearity in an appropriate cavity. It is developed with a view to modeling Kerr lens mode-locking, but promises much wider applicability.


Wide Applicability Exceptional Point Pulse Evolution Aperture Cavity Transverse Effect 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. M. Dunlop
    • 1
  • W. J. Firth
    • 1
  • D. R. Heatley
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physics and Applied PhysicsUniversity of StrathclydeGlasgowScotland

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