Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers, 2nd Edition

  • Published By: World Scientific Publishing Company
  • ISBN-10: 9814489042
  • ISBN-13: 9789814489041
  • DDC: 621.382
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 452 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This invaluable book provides a comprehensive treatment of design and applications of semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOA). SOA is an important component for optical communication systems. It has applications as in-line amplifiers and as functional devices in evolving optical networks. The functional applications of SOAs were first studied in the early 1990s, since then the diversity and scope of such applications have been steadily growing. This is the second edition of a book on Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers first published in 2006 by the same authors. Several chapters and sections representing new developments in the chapters of the first edition have been added.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introduction.
2: Basic Concepts.
3: Recombination Mechanisms and Gain.
4: Epitaxial Growth and Amplifier Designs.
5: Low Reflectivity Facet Designs.
6: Amplifier Rate Equations and Operating Characteristics.
7: Photonic Integrated Circuit Using Amplifiers.
8: Functional Properties and Applications.
9: Optical Logic Operations.
10: Optical Logic Circuits.
11: Quantum Dot Amplifiers.
12: Reflective Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers (RSOA).
13: Two-Photon Absorption in Amplifiers.
14: Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers as Broadband Sources.