Abstract

We show that the light transmitted by a nonlinear distributed feedback structure can be steady (time independent), periodic, or chaotic depending on the intensity of the input cw beam. The feasibility of an experimental demonstration of such behavior is discussed.

Notes

The following article appeared in Applied Physics Letters 40, 298 (1982) and may be found at http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.93083.

Keywords

optical equipment, pulsations, variations, feedback, transmission, nonlinear problems, mathematical models, state-state conditions, time dependence, theoretical data, optical bistability

Subject Categories

Nonlinear optics

Disciplines

Semiconductor and Optical Materials

Publication Date

2-15-1982

Rights Information

Copyright 1982

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American Institute of Physics

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