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.
optical equipment, pulsations, variations, feedback, transmission, nonlinear problems, mathematical models, state-state conditions, time dependence, theoretical data, optical bistability
Semiconductor and Optical Materials
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American Institute of Physics
Winful, Herbert G. and Cooperman, Gene D., "Self-pulsing and chaos in distributed feedback bistable optical devices" (1982). Computer and Information Science Faculty Publications. Paper 13. http://hdl.handle.net/2047/d20000658
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