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  • Vol. 26, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 2001
  • pp: 1406–1408

Phase synchronization in coupled Nd:YAG lasers

K. V. Volodchenko, V. N. Ivanov, Sung-Huan Gong, Muhan Choi, Young-Jai Park, and Chil-Min Kim  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 26, Issue 18, pp. 1406-1408 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.26.001406


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Abstract

We investigate experimentally the transition to phase synchronization in coupled Nd:YAG lasers. As the coupling strength increases, the phase difference of two chaotic laser outputs develops from nonsynchronous to a phase-synchronous state via ±2π phase jumps. We analyze this transition.

© 2001 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.1540) Lasers and laser optics : Chaos

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K. V. Volodchenko, V. N. Ivanov, Sung-Huan Gong, Muhan Choi, Young-Jai Park, and Chil-Min Kim, "Phase synchronization in coupled Nd:YAG lasers," Opt. Lett. 26, 1406-1408 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-26-18-1406


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