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A synchronized delay-coupled laser system includes at least two lasers. Each laser includes a laser fiber with a coupling means for coupling to a laser pump. The lasers are coupled to each other by way of two optical fibers. Each laser also includes a self-feedback section. The optical fibers interconnecting the lasers and the self-feedback sections are configured to provide a substantially identical delay time. The lasers may be ring lasers, may be semi-conductor or solid state, and may include components such as a fiber amplifier, a polarization controller, and a nonlinear oscillator. The system includes multiple interconnected lasers and also employ cross-coupling connections.