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Period-Doublings And Chaos In Electro-Optic Bistable Device With Short Delay Times In The Feedback
Author(s): Paul M. Petersen
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Paper Abstract

The bifurcation structure of the transmitted light power for an electro-optic bistable device with delayed feedback has been investigated. We report a bifurcation scheme with hysteresis in the bifurcation points, so that we obtain different values of the bifurcation points when the bifurcation parameter is increas-ing and decreasing. This hysteresis phenomenon has been investigated experimentally and numerically, and we find that the time dependence of the bifurcation parameter is crucial to the bifurcation mechanism and to the critical values for which the transitions to period -2, period-4, etc. occur.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 March 1985
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0492, 1984 European Conf on Optics, Optical Systems, and Applications, (27 March 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.943729
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Paul M. Petersen, Technical University of Denmark (Denmark)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0492:
1984 European Conf on Optics, Optical Systems, and Applications
Bouwe Bolger; Hedzer A. Ferwerda, Editor(s)

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