5. Synchronization of Chaos in Lasers

  1. Dr. Atsushi Uchida

Published Online: 9 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527640331.ch5

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) Synchronization of Chaos in Lasers, in Optical Communication with Chaotic Lasers: Applications of Nonlinear Dynamics and Synchronization, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527640331.ch5

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:

  • antiphase synchronization;
  • closed-loop configuration;
  • coupled lasers;
  • conditional Lyapnov exponent;
  • CO2 lasers;
  • coherent coupling;
  • coherent optical feedback;
  • cross-correlation;
  • diffusive coupling;
  • electronic circuit;
  • electro-optic system;
  • fiber lasers;
  • gas lasers;
  • generalized synchronization;
  • identical synchronization;
  • incoherent coupling;
  • injection locking;
  • leader-laggard relationship;
  • low frequency fluctuations;
  • mutual coupling;
  • Nd:YAG lasers;
  • open-loop configuration;
  • optical-carrier frequency;
  • optical injection;
  • optoelectronic feedback;
  • parameter mismatch;
  • Pecora-Carroll method;
  • polarization-rotated optical feedback;
  • Pyragas method;
  • Q switching;
  • relaxation oscillation frequency;
  • semiconductor lasers;
  • solid-state lasers;
  • synchronization of chaos;
  • unidirectional coupling;
  • vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers;
  • zero-lag synchronization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Concept of Synchronization of Chaos in Lasers

  • History of Synchronization of Chaos in Lasers

  • Coupling Schemes and Synchronization Types

  • Examples of Synchronization of Chaos in Semiconductor Lasers

  • Examples of Synchronization of Chaos in Electro-Optic Systems and Other Lasers

  • Specific Types of Synchronization

  • Consistency

  • Appendix