Instabilities and Chaos in Lasers

R.G. Harrison, J.S. Uppal
1988 EurophysicsNews  
Chaos and related dynamical instabilities are inherent features of many non-linear systems. The transition from a steady to chaotic state are uni versal, occurring independently of the physical properties of the system. These features occur abundantly in lasers which provide ideal systems for quantitative investigation of deterministic non-linear dynamics.
doi:10.1051/epn/19881906084 fatcat:jp6tszmc6fbo3jioth3wd7vlt4