Introduction to Semiconductor Lasers for Optical Communications [electronic resource] : An Applied Approach / by David J. Klotzkin.Material type: TextLanguage: English Publisher: New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer, 2014Description: XV, 285 p. 159 illus., 27 illus. in color. online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781461493419Subject(s): Engineering | Microwaves | Telecommunication | Optical materials | Engineering | Microwaves, RF and Optical Engineering | Optical and Electronic Materials | Optics, Optoelectronics, Plasmonics and Optical Devices | Laser Technology, Photonics | Communications Engineering, NetworksAdditional physical formats: Printed edition:: No titleDDC classification: 621.3 LOC classification: TK7876-7876.42Online resources: Click here to access online
Introduction: The Basics of Optical Communication -- The Basics of Lasers -- Semiconductors as Laser Material 1: Fundamentals and Fabrication -- Semiconductors as Laser Materials 2: Density of States, Quantum Wells and Gain -- Semiconductor Laser Cavity Operation -- The Optical Cavity -- Laser Modulation -- Distributed Feedback Lasers -- Assorted Miscellany: Dispersion, Fabrication, and Reliability.
This textbook provides a thorough and accessible treatment of semiconductor lasers from a design and engineering perspective. It includes both the physics of devices as well as the engineering, designing, and testing of practical lasers. The material is presented clearly with many examples provided. Readers of the book will come to understand the finer aspects of the theory, design, fabrication, and test of these devices and have an excellent background for further study of optoelectronics. This book also: · Provides a multi-faceted approach to explaining the theories behind semiconductor lasers, utilizing mathematical examples, illustrations, and written theoretical presentations · Offers a balance of relevant optoelectronic topics, with specific attention given to distributed feedback lasers, growth techniques, and waveguide cavity design · Provides a summary of every chapter, worked examples, and problems for readers to solve · Empasizes the applied aspects of semiconductor laser engineering