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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 11 — May. 25, 2009
  • pp: 9357–9368

Coherence between two coupled lasers from a dynamics perspective

Will Ray, Jeffrey L. Rogers, and Kurt Wiesenfeld  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 11, pp. 9357-9368 (2009)

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We compare a simple dynamical model of fiber laser arrays with independent experiments on two coupled lasers. The degree of agreement with experimental observations is excellent. Collectively the evidence presented supports this dynamical approach as an alternative to the traditional static eigenmode analysis of the coupled laser cavities.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(140.3290) Lasers and laser optics : Laser arrays
(190.3100) Nonlinear optics : Instabilities and chaos

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: January 28, 2009
Revised Manuscript: May 3, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: May 5, 2009
Published: May 20, 2009

Will Ray, Jeffrey L. Rogers, and Kurt Wiesenfeld, "Coherence between two coupled lasers from a dynamics perspective," Opt. Express 17, 9357-9368 (2009)

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