Lang and Kobayashi equations for a semiconductor laser subject to optical feedback are investigated in the limit of large delays. By deriving slow time evolution equations, we show analytically that quasiperiodic intensities are possible and appear as a tertiary bifurcation from a periodic state.

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Copyright 1997 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers. This paper was published in SPIE Proceedings: Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices V, SPIE Volume 2994, and is made available as an electronic reprint with permission of SPIE. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic or multiple reproduction, distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper are prohibited. This research was supported by the US Air Force Office of Scientific Research grant AFOSR F49620-94-1-0007, the National Science Foundation grant DM5- 9625843, the Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique (Belgium) and the InterUniversity Attraction Pole of the Belgian government.ISSN:0277-786X Note: imported from RIT’s Digital Media Library running on DSpace to RIT Scholar Works in February 2014.

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