Suppression of chaotic instability arising in a Nd:YVO<sub>4</sub> microchip laser subject to frequency-shifted optical feedback is accomplished by injection of one of the periodic orbits into the bifurcation region of another chaotic system driven by pump modulation. Various periodic patterns, which do not exist in the original chaotic attractor, can be extracted from the chaotic oscillation by use of this nonfeedback chaos-control technique.
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A. Uchida, T. Sato, and F. Kannari, "Suppression of chaotic oscillations in a microchip laser by injection of a new orbit into the chaotic attractor," Opt. Lett. 23, 460-462 (1998)