6 June 1997 Hysteresis in a directly modulated semiconductor laser
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In this work we analyze numerically the dynamic behavior of directly modulated semiconductor lasers. We study the output response of the laser as the amplitude of a sinusoidal modulation current is varied at fixed bias point and modulation frequency. We show that, as in previous studies, a period doubling route to chaos can be found in the laser dynamics. Also, as in recent experiments reporting chaos in laser diodes, we have found a period tripling solution in the laser diode response.
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Guillermo Carpintero, F. Mancebo, Horacio Lamela, Pablo Acedo, J. M. Vega, "Hysteresis in a directly modulated semiconductor laser", Proc. SPIE 2994, Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices V, (6 June 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.275569; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.275569
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