Coexisting periodic attractors in injection locked diode lasers

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dc.contributor.author Gavrielides, Athanasios en_US
dc.contributor.author Kovanis, Vassilios en_US
dc.contributor.author Varangis, Petros en_US
dc.contributor.author Erneux, Thomas en_US
dc.contributor.author Lythe, Grant en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2007-09-25T13:48:30Z en_US
dc.date.available 2007-09-25T13:48:30Z en_US
dc.date.issued 1997-10 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Quantum and Semiclassical Optics 9N5 (1997) 785-796 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1361-6625 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1850/4860 en_US
dc.description Copyright 1997 European Optical Society. All Rights Reserved. en_US
dc.description.abstract We present experimental evidence for coexisting periodic attractors in a semiconductor laser subject to external optical injection. The coexisting attractors appear after the semiconductor laser has undergone a Hopf bifurcation from the locked steady state. We consider the single mode rate equations and derive a third order differential equation for the phase of the laser field. We then analyze the bifurcation diagram of the time periodic states in terms of the frequency detuning and the injection rate and show the existence of multiple periodic attractors. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship This research was supported by the US Air Force Office of Scientific Research grant AFOSR F49620-94-1-0007, National Foundation grant DMS-9625843, the Fonds National de la Recherce Scientifique (Belgium) and the InterUniversity Attraction Pole of the Belgian government. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher European Optical Society en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries vol. 9 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries no. 5 en_US
dc.title Coexisting periodic attractors in injection locked diode lasers en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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