We employed additive modulation of a laser-diode current to demonstrate dramatic suppression of chaos in the output of a laser-diode-pumped multimode Nd:YAG laser. Stable periodic orbits were found to depend on the amplitude and the frequency modulation.
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Minhee Kang, Kyuman Cho, Chil-Min Kim, Sang-Kun Gil, and Jae-Chul Lee, "Taming chaos of a laser-diode-pumped multimode Nd:YAG laser by small periodic modulation," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 15, 2410-2415 (1998)