Laser Diode Microsystems

  • HansĀ Zappe

Part of the Microtechnology and MEMS book series (MEMS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXI
  2. Hans Zappe
    Pages 1-11
  3. Hans Zappe
    Pages 13-61
  4. Hans Zappe
    Pages 63-114
  5. Hans Zappe
    Pages 115-159
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  9. Back Matter
    Pages 299-334

About this book


Laser Diode Microsystems provides the reader with the basic knowledge and understanding required for using semiconductor laser diodes in optical microsystems and micro-optical electromechanic systems.  This tutorial addresses the fundamentals of semiconductor laser operation and design, coupled with an overview of the types of laser diodes suitable for use in microsystems, along with their distinguishing characteristics. Emphasis is placed on laser diode characterization and measurement as well as the assembly techniques and optical accessories required for incorporation of semiconductor lasers into complex microsystems. Equipped with typical results and calculation examples, this hand-on text helps readers to develop a feel for how to choose a laser diode, characterize it and incorporate it into a microsystem.


Laser Laser diodes Optical MEMS Optical microsystems Semiconductor Semiconductor lasers laser diode laser physics

Authors and affiliations

  • HansĀ Zappe
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory for Micro-optics, Institute of Microsystem TechnologyUniversity of FreiburgFreiburgGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2004
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-07333-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-08249-2
  • Series Print ISSN 1615-8326
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