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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 26 — Dec. 25, 2006
  • pp: 12859–12867

Phase-locking phenomenon in a semiconductor laser with external cavities

F. R. Ruiz-Oliveras and A. N. Pisarchik  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 26, pp. 12859-12867 (2006)

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Phase-locked solutions are found numerically in a semiconductor laser with one and two external cavities. Different periodic, quasiperiodic, chaotic, and steady-state regimes form Arnold’s tongues in bi-dimensional parameter spaces of the length and feedback strengths of the external cavities and the pump parameter. This rich structure gives additional possibility for controlling complex dynamics and chaos in a semiconductor laser with external cavities by properly adjusting their lengths and feedback strengths.

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OCIS Codes
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
(190.3100) Nonlinear optics : Instabilities and chaos

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: September 28, 2006
Revised Manuscript: November 21, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: November 26, 2006
Published: December 22, 2006

F. R. Ruiz-Oliveras and A. N. Pisarchik, "Phase-locking phenomenon in a semiconductor laser with external cavities," Opt. Express 14, 12859-12867 (2006)

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