The optics of semiconductor diode lasers

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The optics of semiconductor diode lasers was studied. The basic features of the beam of light emitted by a diode laser were also discussed and methods to analyze and manipulate this beam were also investigated. A semiconductor diode laser consists of a gain layer, surrounded by guiding layers for confining the laser mode.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages5
Specialist publicationOptics and Photonics News
StatePublished - Jul 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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