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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 11 — May. 25, 2009
  • pp: 8749–8755

Controlling the unstable emission of a semiconductor laser subject to conventional optical feedback with a filtered feedback branch

I. V. Ermakov, V. Z. Tronciu, Pere Colet, and Claudio R. Mirasso  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 11, pp. 8749-8755 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.008749


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Abstract

We show the advantages of controlling the unstable dynamics of a semiconductor laser subject to conventional optical feedback by means of a second filtered feedback branch. We give an overview of the analytical solutions of the double cavity feedback and show numerically that the region of stabilization is much larger when using a second branch with filtered feedback than when using a conventional feedback one.

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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

History
Original Manuscript: January 26, 2009
Revised Manuscript: April 20, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: April 28, 2009
Published: May 11, 2009

Citation
I. V. Ermakov, V. Z. Tronciu, Pere Colet, and Claudio R. Mirasso, "Controlling the unstable emission of a semiconductor laser subject to conventional optical feedback with a filtered feedback branch," Opt. Express 17, 8749-8755 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-11-8749


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