Compact Semiconductor Lasers

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Richard De La Rue, Jean-Michel Lourtioz, Siyuan Yu
John Wiley & Sons, Jun 9, 2014 - Technology & Engineering - 328 pages
This book brings together in a single volume a unique contribution by the top experts around the world in the field of compact semiconductor lasers to provide a comprehensive description and analysis of the current status as well as future directions in the field of micro- and nano-scale semiconductor lasers.
It is organized according to the various forms of micro- or nano-laser cavity configurations with each chapter discussing key technical issues, including semiconductor carrier recombination processes and optical gain dynamics, photonic confinement behavior and output coupling mechanisms, carrier transport considerations relevant to the injection process, and emission mode control.
Required reading for those working in and researching the area of semiconductors lasers and micro-electronics.

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About the author (2014)

Richard De La Rue is Research Professor of Optoelectronics at Glasgow University. His current research is concerned with photonic crystal and photonic wire structures - as well as with with waveguide micro-cavities and with meta-materials. Interests also include compact lasers, photonic-crystal LEDs and photonic integrated circuits (PICs).
Siyuan Yu is Professor of Photonic Information Systems at the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University of Bristol, UK and a Special Expert Professor at the State Key Laboratory of Optoelectronic Materials and Technologies, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China. His research has been mainly concerned with integrated photonic components and their applications in optical communications systems.
Jean-Michel Lourtioz is Director of Research at the "Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique" (CNRS, France). Since 1976, his research work with the "Institut d'Electronique Fondamentale" (IEF) at Paris-Sud University has covered a variety of topics including semiconductor lasers, fast optoelectronics, semiconductor nanostructures, photonic crystals and metamaterials

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