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Optics - Semiconductor Books

Optics - Semiconductor Books

Springer Handbook of Lasers and Optics

Springer Handbook of Lasers and Optics gives a complete and up-to-date overview of this area in one consistent book. It is designed for daily use in the office or laboratory and offers descriptive text, data, and references needed for anyone working with lasers and optical instruments. All articles are written by leading experts and a CD-ROM is provided for easy search.

Encyclopedia of Modern Optics, Five-Volume Set, 1-5

The encyclopedia provides valuable reference material for those working in the field who wish to know more about a topic outside their area of expertise, as well as providing an authoritative reference source for students and researchers. Undergraduate students should find it a useful source of material, as will teachers and lecturers. It will also be useful at the postgraduate level for summarizing a broad range of theoretical topics, for practical advice on research techniques and for insights into new ways of approaching research problems.

Semiconductor Lasers I

This book covers the device physics of semiconductor lasers in five chapters written by recognized experts in this field. The volume begins by introducing the basic mechanisms of optical gain in semiconductors and the role of quantum confinement in modern quantum well diode lasers. Subsequent chapters treat the effects of built-in strain, one of the important recent advances in the technology of these lasers, and the physical mechanisms underlying the dynamics and high speed modulation of these devices.

Semiconductor Optoelectronic Devices

This book will enable students, device engineers, and researchers to more effectively use advanced design software in optoelectronics. I. Fundamentals 1. Introduction to Semiconductors 2. Electron Energy Bands 3. Carrier Transport 4. Optical Waves 5. Photon Generation 6. Heat Generation and Dissipation II. Devices 7. Edge-Emitting Laser 8. Vertical- Cavity Lasers 9. Nitride Light Emitters 10. Electroabsorption Modulator 11. Amplification Photodetector

Semiconductor Physical Electronics

Semiconductor Physical Electronics, Second Edition, provides comprehensive coverage of fundamental semiconductor physics that is essential to an understanding of the physical and operational principles of a wide variety of semiconductor electronic and optoelectronic devices. This text presents a unified and balanced treatment of the physics, characterization, and applications of semiconductor materials and devices for physicists and material scientists who need further exposure to semiconductor and photonic devices, and for device engineers who need additional background on the underlying physical principles.

Nanophotonics with Surface Plasmons

This book describes how one can fully integrate plasmonic nanostructures into dielectric, semiconductor, and molecular photonic devices, for guiding photons across the nano–micro interface and for detecting molecules with unsurpassed sensitivity.

Optoelectronics: Infrared-Visable-Ultraviolet Devices and Applications, Second Edition

Fully revised to reflect current developments in the field, Optoelectronics: Infrared-Visible-Ultraviolet Devices and Applications, Second Edition reviews relevant semiconductor fundamentals, including device physics, from an optoelectronic industry perspective. This easy-reading text provides a practical engineering introduction to optoelectronic LEDs and silicon sensor technology for the infrared, visible, and ultraviolet portion of the electromagnetic spectrum.

Slow Light: Science and Applications

Reflecting recent research, Slow Light: Science and Applications presents a comprehensive introduction to slow light and its potential applications, including storage, switching, DOD applications, and nonlinear optics. The book covers fundamentals of slow light in various media, including atomic media, semiconductors, fibers, and photonic structures. Leading authorities in such diverse fields as atomic vapor spectroscopy, fiber amplifiers, and integrated optics provide an interdisciplinary perspective. They uncover potential applications in both linear and nonlinear optics.

Semiconductor Lasers - Stability, Instability and Chaos

This monograph describes fascinating recent progress in the field of chaos, stability and instability of semiconductor lasers. Applications and future prospects are discussed in detail. The book emphasizes the various dynamics induced in semiconductor lasers by optical and electronic feedback, optical injection, and injection current modulation. Recent results of both theoretical and experimental investigations are presented. Demonstrating applications of semiconductor laser chaos, control and noise, Semiconductor Lasers describes suppression and chaotic secure communications. For those who are interested in optics but not familiar with nonlinear systems, a brief introduction to chaos analysis is presented.

Basics of Interferometry, 2nd Edition

Optical interferometry is used in communications, medical imaging, astonomy, and structural measurement. With the use of an interferometer engineers and scientists are able to complete surface inspections of micromachined surfaces and semiconductors. Medical technicians are able to give more consise diagnoses with the employ of interferometers in microscopy, spectroscopy, and coherent tomography.

Solid State and Quantum Theory for Optoelectronics

Solid State and Quantum Theory for Optoelectronics presents a logical progression of material from the mathematics of linear algebra and Hilbert space to fundamental and perturbed solutions of the Schrödinger wave equation to multi-particle systems, second quantization, and Feynman Path integrals. This book provides applications to bonding, energy band theory including tight binding and k-p theory, electrical transport and density of states, and tensor effective mass. Covering recent developments in quantum computing and teleportation, it also includes a discussion of statistical mechanics and entropy to deduce the Fermi-Dirac and Boltzman distributions.