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Theory of Optical Processes in Semiconductors
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Theory of Optical Processes in Semiconductors: Bulk and Microstructures

P. K. Basu

Abstract

Semiconductor optoelectronic devices are at the heart of all information generation and processing systems and are likely to be essential components of future optical computers. With more emphasis on optoelectronics and photonics in graduate programmes in physics and engineering, there is a need for a text providing a basic understanding of the important physical phenomena involved. Such a training is necessary for the design, optimization, and search for new materials, devices, and application areas. This book provides a simple quantum mechanical theory of important optical processes, i.e. ba ... More

Keywords: optoelectronics, optical computers, photonics, quantum mechanical theory, absorption, recombination, electro-optic effects, quantization of radiation, band picture, k p perturbation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780198526209
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526209.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

P. K. Basu, author
University of Calcutta

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