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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2009
  • pp: 1387–1389

Chaos self-synchronization in a semiconductor laser

Antonio Mecozzi, Cristian Antonelli, Valerio Annovazzi-Lodi, and Mauro Benedetti  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 9, pp. 1387-1389 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.34.001387


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Abstract

We show theoretically and experimentally that a semiconductor laser driven to chaos by optical feedback may be self-synchronized by reinjection of a delayed replica of its same optical output. The ensuing periodic regularity of the self-synchronized laser output is analyzed.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.1550) Lasers and laser optics : Chemical lasers
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
(190.3100) Nonlinear optics : Instabilities and chaos

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 7, 2009
Revised Manuscript: March 6, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: March 26, 2009
Published: April 23, 2009

Citation
Antonio Mecozzi, Cristian Antonelli, Valerio Annovazzi-Lodi, and Mauro Benedetti, "Chaos self-synchronization in a semiconductor laser," Opt. Lett. 34, 1387-1389 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-34-9-1387

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