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Quantum Dot Laser with External Feedback

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Abstract

One particularity of semiconductor lasers is their low tolerance to optical feedback, which can be of disadvantage for technological applications. For example, to use semiconductor lasers as transmitters in optical networks, expensive optical isolators are needed to avoid back reflections that can lead to temporal instabilities of the lasers (coherence collapse).

Keywords

Hopf Bifurcation Chaotic Attractor Optical Feedback Pump Current Homoclinic Bifurcation 
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  1. 1.Research Domain II - Climate Impacts and VulnerabilitiesPotsdam Institute for Climate Impact ResearchPotsdamGermany
  2. 2.Institute of Theoritical PhysicsBerlin Institute of TechnologyBerlinGermany

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