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Chaotic behavior of a Raman ring laser
Author(s): John C. Englund
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Paper Abstract

The dynamical behavior of a Raman ring laser is examined under conditions of pump depletion. In the plane-wave and adiabatic limits, a mapping is obtained for two complex field amplitudes. Chaos is observed when injected pump and Stokes frequencies are detuned from a Raman resonance. Hyperchaos, characterized by two positive Liapunov exponents, is found when in addition the two injected fields are of comparable magnitudes.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1991
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1497, Nonlinear Optics and Materials, (1 September 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.46785
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John C. Englund, Univ. of Texas/Dallas (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1497:
Nonlinear Optics and Materials
Cyrus D. Cantrell; Charles M. Bowden, Editor(s)

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