Coherence and incoherence in an optical comb

Viktorov, Evgeny A., Habruseva, Tatiana, Hegarty, Stephen P., Huyet, Guillaume and Kelleher, Bryan (2014). Coherence and incoherence in an optical comb. Physical Review Letters, 112 (22),


We demonstrate a coexistence of coherent and incoherent modes in the optical comb generated by a passively mode-locked quantum dot laser. This is experimentally achieved by means of optical linewidth, radio frequency spectrum, and optical spectrum measurements and confirmed numerically by a delay-differential equation model showing excellent agreement with the experiment. We interpret the state as a chimera state.

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Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, Electronic & Power Engineering
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology
Uncontrolled Keywords: Physics and Astronomy(all)
Full Text Link: https://cora.uc ... ndle/10468/4613
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Published Date: 2014-06-02
Authors: Viktorov, Evgeny A.
Habruseva, Tatiana
Hegarty, Stephen P.
Huyet, Guillaume
Kelleher, Bryan

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