OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Vol. 26, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2001
  • pp: 638–640

Nonstationary chaotic oscillations in lasers with frequency-shifted feedback

Kenju Otsuka, Jing-Yuan Ko, and Tamaki Kubota  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 26, Issue 9, pp. 638-640 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.26.000638


View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (698 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

The nonlinear dynamics of lasers with frequency-shifted delayed feedback are investigated. Resonant excitation of sustained relaxation oscillations by harmonic resonance is demonstrated. Self-induced switching between sustained relaxation oscillation and spiking oscillation is observed as the feedback coefficient is increased. Observed instabilities are well reproduced by numerical simulations of proposed model equations. A statistical analysis of this switching phenomenon is carried out numerically, and the results indicate that an inverse-power relation with the feedback coefficient determines the periods over which the system dwells in its relaxation-oscillation state.

© 2001 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3530) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, neodymium
(190.2640) Nonlinear optics : Stimulated scattering, modulation, etc.
(270.3100) Quantum optics : Instabilities and chaos

Citation
Kenju Otsuka, Jing-Yuan Ko, and Tamaki Kubota, "Nonstationary chaotic oscillations in lasers with frequency-shifted feedback," Opt. Lett. 26, 638-640 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-26-9-638


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset

References

  1. R. M. May, Nature 261, 459 (1976).
  2. M. C. Mackay and L. Glass, Science 197, 287 (1977).
  3. J. Foss, A. Longtin, B. Mensour, and J. Milton, Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 708 (1996).
  4. K. Ikeda, Opt. Commun. 30, 257 (1979).
  5. R. Lang and K. Kobayashi, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-16, 347 (1980).
  6. See, for example, K. Peterman, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 1, 480 (1995), and references therein.
  7. K. Otsuka, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 31, 1546 (1992).
  8. K. Otsuka, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-15, 655 (1979).
  9. K. Otsuka, J.-Y. Ko, J.-L. Chern, K. Ohki, and H. Utsu, Phys. Rev. A 60, 3389 (1999).
  10. J.-L. Chern, K. Otsuka, and F. Ishiyama, Opt. Commun. 96, 259 (1993).
  11. K. Otsuka, Nonlinear Dynamics in Optical Complex Systems (Kluwer Academic, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 1999), pp. 85 and 233.
  12. L. Cohen, Time-Frequency Analysis (Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1995).
  13. H. G. Winful and L. Rahman, Phys. Rev. Lett. 65, 1575 (1990).
  14. K. Otsuka, R. Kawai, S.-L. Hwong, J.-Y. Ko, and J.-L. Chern, Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 3049 (2000).
  15. K. Otsuka, P. Mandel, M. Georgiou, and C. Etric, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 32, 318 (1993).

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