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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 24 — Nov. 21, 2011
  • pp: 23921–23931

Bidirectional chaos communication between two outer semiconductor lasers coupled mutually with a central semiconductor laser

Ping Li, Jia-Gui Wu, Zheng-Mao Wu, Xiao-Dong Lin, Dao Deng, Yu-Ran Liu, and Guang-Qiong Xia  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 24, pp. 23921-23931 (2011)

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Based on a linear chain composed of a central semiconductor laser and two outer semiconductor lasers, chaos synchronization and bidirectional communication between two outer lasers have been investigated under the case that the central laser and the two outer lasers are coupled mutually, whereas there exists no coupling between the two outer lasers. The simulation results show that high-quality and stable isochronal synchronization between the two outer lasers can be achieved, while the cross-correlation coefficients between the two outer lasers and the central laser are very low under proper operation condition. Based on the high performance chaos synchronization between the two outer lasers, message bidirectional transmissions of bit rates up to 20 Gbit/s can be realized through adopting a novel decoding scheme which is different from that based on chaos pass filtering effect. Furthermore, the security of bidirectional communication is also analyzed.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
(190.3100) Nonlinear optics : Instabilities and chaos

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: June 24, 2011
Revised Manuscript: October 5, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: October 27, 2011
Published: November 10, 2011

Ping Li, Jia-Gui Wu, Zheng-Mao Wu, Xiao-Dong Lin, Dao Deng, Yu-Ran Liu, and Guang-Qiong Xia, "Bidirectional chaos communication between two outer semiconductor lasers coupled mutually with a central semiconductor laser," Opt. Express 19, 23921-23931 (2011)

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