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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 25 — Dec. 6, 2010
  • pp: 26155–26162

Noise suppressions in synchronized chaos lidars

Wen-Ting Wu, Yi-Huan Liao, and Fan-Yi Lin  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 25, pp. 26155-26162 (2010)

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The noise suppressions in the chaos lidar (CLIDAR) and the synchronized chaos lidar (S-CLIDAR) systems with the optoelectronic feedback (OEF) and optical feedback (OF) schemes are studied numerically. Compared with the CLIDAR system, the S-CLIDAR system with the OEF scheme has better correlation coefficients in the large noise regime for SNR < 15 dB. For the S-CLIDAR system with the OF scheme, better detections are also achieved in wide ranges depending on the levels of the phase noise presented in the channel. To have the best synchronization and detection quality, the optimized conditions for the coupling and feedback strengths in the S-CLIDAR system are also discussed.

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OCIS Codes
(010.3640) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Lidar
(140.1540) Lasers and laser optics : Chaos
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers

ToC Category:
Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Original Manuscript: October 13, 2010
Revised Manuscript: November 24, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: November 26, 2010
Published: November 30, 2010

Wen-Ting Wu, Yi-Huan Liao, and Fan-Yi Lin, "Noise suppressions in synchronized chaos lidars," Opt. Express 18, 26155-26162 (2010)

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