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Title: Multimode nonlinear dynamics in spatiotemporal mode-locked anomalous-dispersion lasers

Spatiotemporal mode-locking in a laser with anomalous dispersion is investigated. Mode-locked states with varying modal content can be observed, but we find it difficult to observe highly-multimode states. We describe the properties of these mode-locked states and compare them to the results of numerical simulations. Prospects for the generation of highly-multimode states and lasers based on multimode soliton formation are discussed.

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Optical Society of America
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Optics Letters
0146-9592; OPLEDP
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Article No. 4439
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National Science Foundation
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