Published in Applied Physics Letters, Volume 56, Issue 7, January 1, 1990, pages 7-9.
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NOTE: At the time of publication, the author Dennis Derickson was not yet affiliated with Cal Poly.
A new mode-locking technique, self-mode-locking, is described which uses the detected optical pulses from the mode-locked laser as the active driving source. This technique forms narrow-width mode-locked optical pulses at low repetition rates without the use of a microwave synthesizer
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