Handbook of Optoelectronics, Second Edition: Concepts, Devices, and Techniques (Volume One)

John P. Dakin, Robert Brown

October 11, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 840 Pages - 631 Color & 20 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781482241785 - CAT# K23361
Series: Series in Optics and Optoelectronics

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Features

  • Provides a complete overhaul of the original edition, with extensive updates and many new contributions
  • Adds a new section devoted to applications in commercially important areas, including biomedicine, transport, energy, oil and gas, and security
  • Covers key topics such as nanophotonics, latest developments in LED lighting, VCSELs, and laser diodes
  • Presents coherent and easy-to-follow overviews of exciting new technologies, including solar cells, chemical and biological sensors, flexible displays, and 3D data storage devices
  • Contains contribution from experts around the globe

Summary

Handbook of Optoelectronics offers a self-contained reference from the basic science and light sources to devices and modern applications across the entire spectrum of disciplines utilizing optoelectronic technologies. This second edition gives a complete update of the original work with a focus on systems and applications.

Volume I covers the details of optoelectronic devices and techniques including semiconductor lasers, optical detectors and receivers, optical fiber devices, modulators, amplifiers, integrated optics, LEDs, and engineered optical materials with brand new chapters on silicon photonics, nanophotonics, and graphene optoelectronics. Volume II addresses the underlying system technologies enabling state-of-the-art communications, imaging, displays, sensing, data processing, energy conversion, and actuation. Volume III is brand new to this edition, focusing on applications in infrastructure, transport, security, surveillance, environmental monitoring, military, industrial, oil and gas, energy generation and distribution, medicine, and free space.

No other resource in the field comes close to its breadth and depth, with contributions from leading industrial and academic institutions around the world. Whether used as a reference, research tool, or broad-based introduction to the field, the Handbook offers everything you need to get started. (The previous edition of this title was published as Handbook of Optoelectronics, 9780750306461.)

 

John P. Dakin, PhD, is professor (emeritus) at the Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, UK.

Robert G. W. Brown, PhD, is chief executive officer of the American Institute of Physics and an adjunct full professor in the Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic at the University of California, Irvine.

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