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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 2003
  • pp: 1677–1679

Observation of the synchronization of chaos in mutually injected vertical-cavity surface-emitting semiconductor lasers

Natsuki Fujiwara, Yoshiro Takiguchi, and Junji Ohtsubo  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 18, pp. 1677-1679 (2003)

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Synchronization of chaotic oscillations was observed in mutually injected vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs) in a low-frequency fluctuation regime. In the experiments, only one of the two polarization modes (x mode) showed synchronized oscillations, and the other polarization components (y mode) were synchronized as a result of the effect of anticorrelated oscillations that is a characteristic feature of VCSELs.

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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

Natsuki Fujiwara, Yoshiro Takiguchi, and Junji Ohtsubo, "Observation of the synchronization of chaos in mutually injected vertical-cavity surface-emitting semiconductor lasers," Opt. Lett. 28, 1677-1679 (2003)

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