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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 2006
  • pp: 465–467

Laser stabilization with multiple-delay feedback control

Alexander Ahlborn and Ulrich Parlitz  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 4, pp. 465-467 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.000465


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Abstract

Stabilization of chaotic intensity fluctuations of intracavity frequency-doubled solid-state (Nd: YAG) lasers using multiple-delay feedback control (MDFC) is demonstrated by numerical simulations. It is shown that MDFC not only provides stable (cw) output for constant pump rates but also works with slowly varying pump currents, resulting in corresponding (nonchaotic) intensity modulations.

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OCIS Codes
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.1540) Lasers and laser optics : Chaos
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.3100) Nonlinear optics : Instabilities and chaos

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: September 30, 2005
Manuscript Accepted: October 25, 2005

Citation
Alexander Ahlborn and Ulrich Parlitz, "Laser stabilization with multiple-delay feedback control," Opt. Lett. 31, 465-467 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-4-465


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