OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Vol. 26, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 2001
  • pp: 816–818

Sudden chaotic transitions in an optically injected semiconductor laser

Sebastian Wieczorek, Bernd Krauskopf, and Daan Lenstra  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 26, Issue 11, pp. 816-818 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.26.000816


View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (359 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We study sudden changes in the chaotic output of an optically injected semiconductor laser. For what is believed to be the first time in this system, we identify bifurcations that cause abrupt changes between different chaotic outputs, or even sudden jumps between chaotic and periodic output. These sudden chaotic transitions involve attractors that exist for large regions in parameter space.

© 2001 Optical Society of America

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

Citation
Sebastian Wieczorek, Bernd Krauskopf, and Daan Lenstra, "Sudden chaotic transitions in an optically injected semiconductor laser," Opt. Lett. 26, 816-818 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-26-11-816


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset

References

  1. C. R. Mirasso, P. Colet, and P. Garcia-Fernández, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 8, 299 (1996).
  2. F. T. Arecchi, R. Meucci, G. Puccioni, and J. Tredicce, Phys. Rev. Lett. 49, 1217 (1982).
  3. J. R. Tredicce, F. T. Arecchi, G. L. Lippi, and G. P. Puccioni, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 2, 173 (1985).
  4. D. Dangoisse, P. Glorieux, and D. Hennequin, Phys. Rev. Lett. 57, 2657 (1986).
  5. H. G. Solari, E. Eschenazi, R. Gilmore, and J. Tredicce, Opt. Commun. 46, 64 (1983).
  6. T. Erneux, V. Kovanis, A. Gavrielides, and P. M. Alsing, Phys. Rev. A 53, 4372 (1996).
  7. S. Wieczorek, B. Krauskopf, and D. Lenstra, Opt. Commun. 172, 279 (1999).
  8. V. Annovazzi-Lodi, S. Donati, and M. Manna, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 30, 1537 (1994).
  9. H. F. Chen and J. M. Liu, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 36, 27 (2000).
  10. G. B. Mindlin, X. J. Hou, H. G. Solari, R. Gilmore, and N. B. Tufillaro, Phys. Rev. Lett. 64, 2350 (1990).
  11. B. Krauskopf and D. Lenstra, AIP Conf. Proc. 548, 1 (2000).
  12. E. Doedel, T. Fairgrieve, B. Sandstede, A. Champneys, Yu. Kuznetsov, and X. Wang, “AUTO 97,” http://indy.cs.concordia.ca/auto/main.html.
  13. A. Back, J. Guckenheimer, M. R. Myers, F. J. Wicklin, and P. A. Worfolk, Not. Am. Math. Soc. 39, 303 (1992).
  14. B. Krauskopf and H. M. Osinga, J. Comp. Phys. 146, 404 (1998).
  15. B. Krauskopf, S. Wieczorek, and D. Lenstra, Appl. Phys. Lett. 77, 1611 (2000).
  16. C. Grebogi, E. Ott, and J. A. Yorke, Phys. Rev. Lett. 48, 1507 (1982).

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited