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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 20 — Oct. 7, 2013
  • pp: 23358–23364

Direct generation of broadband chaos by a monolithic integrated semiconductor laser chip

Jia-Gui Wu, Ling-Juan Zhao, Zheng-Mao Wu, Dan Lu, Xi Tang, Zhu-Qiang Zhong, and Guang-Qiong Xia  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 20, pp. 23358-23364 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.023358


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Abstract

A solitary monolithic integrated semiconductor laser (MISL) chip with a size of 780 micrometer is designed and fabricated for broadband chaos generation. Such a MISL chip consists of a DFB section, a phase section and an amplification section. Test results indicate that under suitable operation conditions, this laser chip can be driven into broadband chaos. The generated chaos covers an RF frequency range, limited by our measurement device, of 26.5GHz, and possesses significant dimension and complexity. Moreover, the routes into and out of chaos are also characterized through extracting variety dynamical states of temporal waveforms, phase portraits, RF spectra and statistical indicators.

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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: June 17, 2013
Revised Manuscript: August 9, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 16, 2013
Published: September 25, 2013

Citation
Jia-Gui Wu, Ling-Juan Zhao, Zheng-Mao Wu, Dan Lu, Xi Tang, Zhu-Qiang Zhong, and Guang-Qiong Xia, "Direct generation of broadband chaos by a monolithic integrated semiconductor laser chip," Opt. Express 21, 23358-23364 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-20-23358


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