Devices for Optoelectronics

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CRC Press, Jul 9, 1996 - Science - 336 pages
Offers coverage of optical devices utilized in communication and information processing systems, highlighting the physics of optoelectronics necessary for both hybrid and monolithic optical integrated circuits. The text aims to bridge the gap between thin-film switches and active semiconductors by analyzing lithium niobate as well as compound semiconductor devices, and includes discussion on optical transmitters, receivers and switches.
 

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Contents

Properties of Optoelectronic Materials
1
LightEmitting Diodes
41
Semiconductor Lasers
81
Photodetectors
123
Semiconductor Image Detectors
165
Nonlinear Optical Switching Devices
197
AcoustoOptic Devices
225
ElectroOptic and Electroabsorptive GuidedWave Devices
245
Liquid Crystal Devices
281
Index
309
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Wallace B. Leigh is an Associate Professor in the Division of Electrical Engineering at Alfred University, New York.

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