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  • Vol. 15, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 1998
  • pp: 2410–2415

Taming chaos of a laser-diode-pumped multimode Nd:YAG laser by small periodic modulation

Minhee Kang, Kyuman Cho, Chil-Min Kim, Sang-Kun Gil, and Jae-Chul Lee  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 15, Issue 9, pp. 2410-2415 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.15.002410


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Abstract

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.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.1540) Lasers and laser optics : Chaos
(140.3530) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, neodymium

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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)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-15-9-2410


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