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Oscillation During Switching Transient Of Acousto-Optic Bistable Device With Dual Feedback: Indication Of Chaos And Output-Input Characteristics For Continuous Oscillation Mode
Author(s): Gary C. Vezzoli
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Paper Abstract

An optical switch has been designed, built, and tested and is based upon an acousto-optical modulator with dual feedback and a short carrier round trip time. It is observed that: (1) the switching transient itself displays oscillatory behavior; (2) the pre-and post-switching stable states seem to display chaos; and (3) slight variation in feedback will convert the switch to an optical oscillator/modulator with a characteristic zigzag output-input curve.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 December 1988
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0993, Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering VI, (6 December 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.960091
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Gary C. Vezzoli, U.S. Army Laboratory Command, Rutgers University and The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0993:
Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering VI
Mark A. Mentzer, Editor(s)

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