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Laser Diode Basics

  • Haiyin Sun
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Physics book series (SpringerBriefs in Physics)

Abstract

The basic optical, electrical, and mechanical characteristics and the working principles of laser diodes are summarized. Vendors and distributors for laser diodes, laser diode modules, and laser diode optics are introduced.

Keywords

Active layer Band Carrier Cavity Current Gain Junction Laser diode Lens Linewidth Modes Module Power Spectral Tolerance Vendor Wavelength 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ChemImage CorpPittsburghUSA

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