|Location:||Fachhochschule Münster, Campus Steinfurt
Stegerwaldstrasse 39, room D 145
(building D, parking area P3)
48565 Steinfurt, Germany
Mode-locking is the key technology for generation of femtosecond andattosecond pulses, which are the shortest controllable events in nature. On the theory side, it isgenerally agreed that one cannot mode-lock a laser without an effective saturable absorber. In the past decade, however, there have been numerous reports that seem to defy this paradigm. The lecture will be held in English.