Stochastic induced dynamics in neuromorphic optoelectronic oscillators

  title={Stochastic induced dynamics in neuromorphic optoelectronic oscillators},
  author={Bruno Romeira and Ricardo Av{\'o} and Julien Javaloyes and Salvador Balle and Charles N. Ironside and Jos{\'e} M. L. Figueiredo},
  journal={Optical and Quantum Electronics},
We investigate the dynamics of optoelectronic oscillator (OEO) systems based on resonant tunneling diode photodetector (RTD-PD) and laser diode hybrid integrated circuits. We demonstrate that RTD-based OEOs can be noise-activated in either monostable or bistable operating conditions, providing a rich variety of signal outputs—spiking, square pulses, bursting—and behaviours—stochastic and coherence resonances—that are similar to that of biological systems such as neurons. The potential for fully… 
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