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Subharmonic resonances in an optically injected semiconductor laser
Author(s): Athanasios Gavrielides; Vassilios Kovanis; Petros M. Varangis; Thomas Erneux; Thomas B. Simpson
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Paper Abstract

We present an asymptotic analysis of the equations describing a semi-conductor laser with optical injection. This analysis focuses on the phase drift regime where the slave laser is not locked to the injected signal. In addition to the basic four wave mixing solution, we find subharmonic bifurcations and coexisting isolated periodic solutions (dynamic isolas), which occur close to integer detunings. We also present experimental data that confirm some of these predictions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1996
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2693, Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices IV, (1 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.239001
Show Author Affiliations
Athanasios Gavrielides, Air Force Phillips Lab. (United States)
Vassilios Kovanis, Air Force Phillips Lab. (United States)
Petros M. Varangis, Air Force Phillips Lab. (United States)
Thomas Erneux, Univ. Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium)
Thomas B. Simpson, JAYCOR (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2693:
Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices IV
Weng W. Chow; Marek Osinski, Editor(s)

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