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dc.contributor.author Rosin, DP
dc.contributor.author Callan, KE
dc.contributor.author Gauthier, DJ
dc.contributor.author Schöll, E
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-13T15:37:16Z
dc.date.issued 2011-11-01
dc.identifier.citation EPL, 2011, 96 (3)
dc.identifier.issn 0295-5075
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10161/5102
dc.description.abstract We study an optoelectronic time-delay oscillator with bandpass filtering for different values of the filter bandwidth. Our experiments show novel pulse-train solutions with pulse widths that can be controlled over a three-order-of-magnitude range, with a minimum pulse width of ∼150 ps. The equations governing the dynamics of our optoelectronic oscillator are similar to the FitzHugh-Nagumo model from neurodynamics with delayed feedback in the excitable and oscillatory regimes. Using a nullclines analysis, we derive an analytical proportionality between pulse width and the low-frequency cutoff of the bandpass filter, which is in agreement with experiments and numerical simulations. Furthermore, the nullclines help to describe the shape of the waveforms. © Europhysics Letters Association.
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.relation.ispartof EPL
dc.relation.isversionof 10.1209/0295-5075/96/34001
dc.title Pulse-train solutions and excitability in an optoelectronic oscillator
dc.type Journal Article
duke.description.endpage 34001-p6 en_US
duke.description.issue 3 en_US
duke.description.startpage 34001-p1 en_US
duke.description.volume 96 en_US
pubs.issue 3
pubs.organisational-group /Duke
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Pratt School of Engineering
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Pratt School of Engineering/Electrical and Computer Engineering
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Student
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Trinity College of Arts & Sciences/Physics
pubs.publication-status Published
pubs.volume 96
dc.identifier.eissn 1286-4854

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