WIAS Preprint No. 1561, (2010)

An optically injected mode locked laser



Authors

  • Rebrova, Natalia
  • Huyet, Guillaume
  • Rachinskii, Dmitrii
  • Vladimirov, Andrei G.

2010 Mathematics Subject Classification

  • 78A60 65P30

2008 Physics and Astronomy Classification Scheme

  • 42.60.Fc, 042.55.Px, 42.65.S

Keywords

  • Mode-locking, semiconductor laser, optical injection, bifurcations, delay differential equations, multiscale analysis

Abstract

We study analytically and numerically a delay differential model of a passively mode-locked semiconductor laser subjected to a single frequency coherent injection. The width of the locking cone is calculated asymptotically in the limit of small injection and compared to that obtained by direct numerical integration of the model equations. The dependence of the locking cone on the laser parameters is discussed.

Appeared in

  • Phys. Rev. E (3), (2011) pp. 026207/1--206207/6.

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