From chaos to stability in soliton mode-locked fibre laser system
Keywords:soliton mode-locked fibre laser, stability, chaos, breather solution
Intracavity energy rate in a soliton mode-locked fibre laser is derived by solving the Haus master equation. The influence of net gain, absorber response, saturation energy, nonlinearity and absorption are investigated on stable/unstable states. Intracavity modes include the zeroth, first and higher order solitons. Accordingly, chaotic regime as well as breather modes is recognized as a conventional intracavity state. However, tuning the control parameters also results in a reverse bifurcation and thus returning to a stable state. Accordingly, a chaos-based encryption/decryption system is proposed taking the advantage of using a single-side control process; both the encryption and decryption procedures can be achieved by one of the actions of increasing/decreasing the control parameters.
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