Phase synchronization in coupled bistable oscillators

  title={Phase synchronization in coupled bistable oscillators},
  author={Matthew R. Jessop and Weibin Li and Andrew D. Armour},
  journal={Physical Review Research},
We introduce a simple model system to study synchronization theoretically in quantum oscillators that are not just in limit-cycle states, but rather display a more complex bistable dynamics. Our oscillator model is purely dissipative, with a two-photon gain balanced by single- and three-photon loss processes. When the gain rate is low, loss processes dominate and the oscillator has a very low photon occupation number. In contrast, for large gain rates, the oscillator is driven into a limit… 

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