29 April 1996 Mathematical studies of coupled lasers
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Proceedings Volume 2792, Laser Optics '95: Nonlinear Dynamics in Lasers; (1996) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.239184
Event: Laser Optics '95, 1995, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
Abstract
New asymptotic approximations of the equations modeling the stability of two coupled lasers are investigated. We show that instabilities leading to intensity oscillations are possible. We discuss the validity of each approximation and the mechanisms leading to these instabilities. For two coupled solid state lasers, an instability occurs when the frequency detuning surpasses a critical value and the difference between the phases of the laser fields is forced to be unbounded in time. For two coupled semiconductor lasers, it is the strong coupling between the phase and the laser intensity that is the mechanism leading to period doubling instabilities.
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Thomas Erneux, Thomas Erneux, Rachel Kuske, Rachel Kuske, Thomas W. Carr, Thomas W. Carr, } "Mathematical studies of coupled lasers", Proc. SPIE 2792, Laser Optics '95: Nonlinear Dynamics in Lasers, (29 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.239184; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.239184
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