Quasi-periodic, synchronized and unsynchronized chaotic oscillations of light intensity are observed in a gain modulated yag ring laser. Experimentally measured values of maximum Lyapunov exponent are in reasonable agreement with the theoretical predictions.
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(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.1540) Lasers and laser optics : Chaos
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.3100) Quantum optics : Instabilities and chaos
F. Rawwagah and S. Singh, "Chaotic Dynamics of a Gain Modulated YAG Ring Laser," in Conference on Coherence and Quantum Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CMI7.
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