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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 1999
  • pp: 1570–1572

Experimental synchronization of chaotic oscillations in externally injected semiconductor lasers in a low-frequency fluctuation regime

Yoshiro Takiguchi, Hitoshi Fujino, and Junji Ohtsubo  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 24, Issue 22, pp. 1570-1572 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.24.001570


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Abstract

Synchronization of chaotic oscillations between external-cavity and injected semiconductor lasers is experimentally observed in a low-frequency fluctuation regime. Not only from the occurrence of power drop events between their waveforms but also from the detailed structures of mode transition in power recovery processes of low-frequency fluctuations, it is confirmed that the two systems are synchronized in coherence-collapse states.

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OCIS Codes
(140.1540) Lasers and laser optics : Chaos
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
(190.3100) Nonlinear optics : Instabilities and chaos

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Yoshiro Takiguchi, Hitoshi Fujino, and Junji Ohtsubo, "Experimental synchronization of chaotic oscillations in externally injected semiconductor lasers in a low-frequency fluctuation regime," Opt. Lett. 24, 1570-1572 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-24-22-1570


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