Introduction to Semiconductor Lasers for Optical Communications

An Applied Approach

Authors: Klotzkin, David J.

  • 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
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About this Textbook

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.

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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

Incorporates and explains recent breakthroughs in laser design

About the authors

David J. Klotzkin is a Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Binghamton University.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Introduction: The Basics of Optical Communications

    Klotzkin, David J.

    Pages 1-9

  • The Basics of Lasers

    Klotzkin, David J.

    Pages 11-29

  • Semiconductors as Laser Material 1: Fundamentals

    Klotzkin, David J.

    Pages 31-52

  • Semiconductors as Laser Materials 2: Density of States, Quantum Wells, and Gain

    Klotzkin, David J.

    Pages 53-79

  • Semiconductor Laser Operation

    Klotzkin, David J.

    Pages 81-107

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  • ISBN 978-1-4614-9340-2
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Introduction to Semiconductor Lasers for Optical Communications
Book Subtitle
An Applied Approach
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for India: Delhi Book Store, New Delhi, India
eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-9341-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4614-9341-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4614-9340-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4939-4052-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 285
Number of Illustrations and Tables
132 b/w illustrations, 27 illustrations in colour
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