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Author Ohtsu, Motoichi.

Title Highly coherent semiconductor lasers / Motoichi Ohtsu.

Published Boston : Artech House, [1992]
©1992

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 UniM Store Engin  621.366 OHTS    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 340 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Artech House optoelectronics library.
Artech House optoelectronics library.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1.1 Requirements of Highly Coherent Semiconductor Lasers 1 -- 1.2 Five Requirements to Be Met 2 -- Chapter 2 Structure and Oscillation Mechanisms 7 -- 2.1 Coherence of Light 7 -- 2.2 Device Structures 15 -- 2.3 Formulation of Laser Oscillation 30 -- 2.4 Noise Characteristics 33 -- 2.5 Coherence Deterioration Induced in Semiconductor Lasers by Specific Noise 40 -- Chapter 3 Optical Frequency Discriminators, Detections, and Modulations 61 -- 3.1 Optical Frequency Demodulators 62 -- 3.2 Noise Sources in the FM Noise Detection System 85 -- 3.3 Modulation Characteristics of a Semiconductor Laser 93 -- Chapter 4 FM Noise Reduction and Improvement of Frequency Accuracy 101 -- 4.1 Center Frequency Stabilization of the Field Spectrum 101 -- 4.2 Improvements in the Accuracy and Reproducibility of the Stabilized Laser Frequency 108 -- 4.3 Wideband FM Noise Reduction 113 -- Chapter 5 Optical Phase Locking and Frequency Sweep 145 -- 5.1 Optical Phase- and Frequency-Locked Loops 145 -- 5.2 Stable, Accurate, and Wideband Optical Frequency Sweep 167 -- Chapter 6 Applications of Highly Coherent Semiconductor Lasers 173 -- 6.1 Optical Communication Systems 173 -- 6.2 Optical Measurements 177 -- 6.3 Photon Scanning Tunneling Microscope 183 -- 6.4 Analytical Spectroscopy 192 -- 6.5 Optical Pumping of Atomic Clocks 196 -- 6.6 Quantum Optics and Basic Physics 209 -- Chapter 7 Toward the Future 235 -- 7.1 Improvement in Device Structure 235 -- 7.2 Expansion of the Lasing Frequency Range 251 -- 7.3 Ultrafast Detection of Lightwaves, Waveform Conversion, and Optical-Frequency Counting Systems 257 -- 7.4 Generation and Application of Nonclassical Photons 261 -- 7.5 Control and Manipulation of Atoms and Photons 268 -- 7.6 High-Power Lasers and Optical Energy Storage 270 -- Appendix I Quantization of the Light Field 283 -- Appendix II Definitions of the Measures for Evaluating the FM Noise Magnitude 293 -- Appendix III Methods for Measuring FM Noise and the Allan Variance Real-Time Processing System 301 -- Appendix IV Rate Equation and Relaxation Oscillation 311 -- Appendix V Theoretical Analyses of Optical Phase-Locked Loops 315.
Summary THis book shows you the principles of operation, device structure, noise properties, and a wide range of possible application systems of semiconductor lasers, and describes methods for improving their coherence. Supported by 300 equations and 169 illustrations.
Subject Semiconductor lasers.
ISBN 0890064628