Theory of Semiconductor Lasers

From Basis of Quantum Electronics to Analyses of the Mode Competition Phenomena and Noise

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ISBN: 978-4-431-54888-1 (Print) 978-4-431-54889-8 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Fundamental Theory

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-15

      Overview of the Operating Principles of Lasers

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 17-34

      The Photon

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      Pages 35-47

      Laser Oscillation

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 49-64

      Waveguides

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 65-79

      Density Matrix of a Semiconductor Material

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      Pages 81-104

      Gain Coefficient and Rate Equation

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 105-112

      Typical Operating Characteristics

  3. Advanced Theory for Mode Competition and Noise

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 113-113

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 115-142

      Nonlinear Gain

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      Pages 143-155

      Mode Competition

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      Pages 157-196

      Noise

  4. Structures for Superior Characteristics in the Semiconductor Lasers

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 197-197

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 199-217

      Quantum Well Structure

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      Pages 219-233

      Distributed Feedback and Mode Selective Lasers

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 235-239

      Surface Emitting Lasers

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 241-303