The dynamics of a five-emitter semiconductor laser array is studied theoretically with steady-state, oscillatory, and chaotic behaviors achieved. This provides a design tool for achieving oscillations whose frequency is related to injection current.
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(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
M. O. Williams, M. Feng, J. N. Kutz, K. L. Silverman, R. P. Mirin, and S. T. Cundiff, "Intensity Dynamics in Semiconductor Laser Arrays," in Advances in Optical Sciences Congress, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper JTuB14.