2. Basics of Chaos and Laser

  1. Dr. Atsushi Uchida

Published Online: 9 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527640331.ch2

Optical Communication with Chaotic Lasers: Applications of Nonlinear Dynamics and Synchronization

Optical Communication with Chaotic Lasers: Applications of Nonlinear Dynamics and Synchronization

How to Cite

Uchida, A. (2012) Basics of Chaos and Laser, in Optical Communication with Chaotic Lasers: Applications of Nonlinear Dynamics and Synchronization, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527640331.ch2

Author Information

  1. Saitama University, Department of Information and Computer Sciences, Saitama, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 11 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527408696

Online ISBN: 9783527640331

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Keywords:

  • adiavatic elimination;
  • attractor;
  • bifurcation diagram;
  • class A laser;
  • class B laser;
  • class C laser;
  • deterministic chaos;
  • green problem;
  • intermittency;
  • laser instabilities;
  • linearized equations;
  • Logistic map;
  • Lorenz-Haken equations;
  • Lorenz model;
  • Lyapunov exponent;
  • map;
  • Maxwell-Bloch equations;
  • noise;
  • Poincaré setion;
  • period-doubling route to chaos;
  • population inversion;
  • quasiperiodicity;
  • rate equations;
  • relaxation oscillation frequency;
  • Rössler model;
  • sensitive dependence on initial conditions;
  • time-delay embedding

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • History of Instabilities of Laser Output

  • Basic Chaos Theory

  • Basic Laser Theory

  • Connection Between Chaos and Lasers

  • Appendix