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Optoelectronic chaos

Optoelectronic circuits with delayed feedback provide a convenient bench-top platform to study a wide range of nonlinear dynamic systems, from ultrastable clocks to complex chaotic devices.

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Figure 1: Working principle and dynamic behaviour of an optoelectronic oscillator.


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Larger, L., Dudley, J. Optoelectronic chaos. Nature 465, 41–42 (2010).

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