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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 9 — Apr. 23, 2012
  • pp: 10256–10270

Stability of the nonlinear dynamics of an optically injected VCSEL

J. P. Toomey, C. Nichkawde, D. M. Kane, K. Schires, I.D. Henning, A. Hurtado, and M. J. Adams  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 9, pp. 10256-10270 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.010256


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Abstract

Automated protocols have been developed to characterize time series data in terms of stability. These techniques are applied to the output power time series of an optically injected vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL) subject to varying injection strength and optical frequency detuning between master and slave lasers. Dynamic maps, generated from high resolution, computer controlled experiments, identify regions of dynamic instability in the parameter space.

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OCIS Codes
(190.3100) Nonlinear optics : Instabilities and chaos
(250.7260) Optoelectronics : Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers
(250.5960) Optoelectronics : Semiconductor lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 18, 2012
Revised Manuscript: February 23, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: April 9, 2012
Published: April 19, 2012

Citation
J. P. Toomey, C. Nichkawde, D. M. Kane, K. Schires, I.D. Henning, A. Hurtado, and M. J. Adams, "Stability of the nonlinear dynamics of an optically injected VCSEL," Opt. Express 20, 10256-10270 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-9-10256


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