Quantum Confined Lasers: Recent Advances provides an overview of the recent advances and current challenges in the field and features a comprehensive treatment of diode lasers starting from the basics up to the most advanced concepts and technologies. With his 10-year background in optoelectronics and semiconductor physics, Professor Grillot presents a concise overview of the state-of-the-art in semiconductor lasers.
The book includes timely challenges in diode lasers, fully related to the birth of future green optical telecommunication networks, the incorporation of photonics in consumer microelectronics, and the development of terahertz solutions for free space communications and sensing. This book serves as a valuable tool for all researchers, scientists, and R&D engineers engaged in design and development of lasers and optoelectronics.
- Presents a concise overview of the state-of-the-art in semiconductor lasers
- Covers timely emerging technologies in a wide range of industry applications
- Dicusses meaningful and promising technologies used for communications and sensing, medicine, and green and silicon photonics
- Features discussions of applications in networks and communication, scanning, sensing and imaging, and screen and display technologies
1. Basics of Semiconductor Lasers 2. Quantum Dot Lasers 3. Semiconductor Lasers and Silicon Photonics 4. Quantum Cascade Lasers: from 3 to 300 micrometer operating wavelengths 5. Nano-lasers 6. Conclusions
Dr. Frédéric Grillot is Associate Professor at Télécom ParisTech and Research Professor of the University of New-Mexico, Albuquerque, USA. He is acting Assosciate Editor of Optics Express. His areas of research involve semiconductor physics, nanostructures, nonlinear photonics, optical amplification, quantum optoelectronics, high speed optical communication systems, surface plasmons, ultra-fast optics and photonics integrated circuits.