Nanoscale Semiconductor Lasers Book

Nanoscale Semiconductor Lasers


  • Author : Cunzhu Tong
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-08-06
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 206
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128141632

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Nanoscale Semiconductor Lasers Excerpt :

Nanoscale Semiconductor Lasers focuses on specific issues relating to laser nanomaterials and their use in laser technology. The book presents both fundamental theory and a thorough overview of the diverse range of applications that have been developed using laser technology based on novel nanostructures and nanomaterials. Technologies covered include nanocavity lasers, carbon dot lasers, 2D material lasers, plasmonic lasers, spasers, quantum dot lasers, quantum dash and nanowire lasers. Each chapter outlines the fundamentals of the topic and examines material and optical properties set alongside device properties, challenges, issues and trends. Dealing with a scope of materials from organic to carbon nanostructures and nanowires to semiconductor quantum dots, this book will be of interest to graduate students, researchers and scientific professionals in a wide range of fields relating to laser development and semiconductor technologies. Provides an overview of the active field of nanostructured lasers, illustrating the latest topics and applications Demonstrates how to connect different classes of material to specific applications Gives an overview of several approaches to confine and control light emission and amplification using nanostructured materials and nano-scale cavities

Nanotechnology for Electronic Materials and Devices Book

Nanotechnology for Electronic Materials and Devices


  • Author : Anatoli Korkin
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-05-07
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9780387499659

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Nanotechnology for Electronic Materials and Devices Excerpt :

Quickly becoming the hottest topic of the new millennium (2.4 billion dollars funding in US alone) Current status and future trends of micro and nanoelectronics research Written by leading experts in the corresponding research areas Excellent tutorial for graduate students and reference for "gurus" Provides a broad overlook and fundamentals of nanoscience and nanotechnology from chemistry to electronic devices

Compact Semiconductor Lasers Book

Compact Semiconductor Lasers


  • Author : Richard De La Rue
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-04-03
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527655366

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Compact Semiconductor Lasers Excerpt :

This book brings together in a single volume a unique contribution by the top experts around the world in the field of compact semiconductor lasers to provide a comprehensive description and analysis of the current status as well as future directions in the field of micro- and nano-scale semiconductor lasers. It is organized according to the various forms of micro- or nano-laser cavity configurations with each chapter discussing key technical issues, including semiconductor carrier recombination processes and optical gain dynamics, photonic confinement behavior and output coupling mechanisms, carrier transport considerations relevant to the injection process, and emission mode control. Required reading for those working in and researching the area of semiconductors lasers and micro-electronics.

Nanoscale Semiconductor Memories Book

Nanoscale Semiconductor Memories


  • Author : Santosh K. Kurinec
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-07-28
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466560611

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Nanoscale Semiconductor Memories Excerpt :

Nanoscale memories are used everywhere. From your iPhone to a supercomputer, every electronic device contains at least one such type. With coverage of current and prototypical technologies, Nanoscale Semiconductor Memories: Technology and Applications presents the latest research in the field of nanoscale memories technology in one place. It also covers a myriad of applications that nanoscale memories technology has enabled. The book begins with coverage of SRAM, addressing the design challenges as the technology scales, then provides design strategies to mitigate radiation induced upsets in SRAM. It discusses the current state-of-the-art DRAM technology and the need to develop high performance sense amplifier circuitry. The text then covers the novel concept of capacitorless 1T DRAM, termed as Advanced-RAM or A-RAM, and presents a discussion on quantum dot (QD) based flash memory. Building on this foundation, the coverage turns to STT-RAM, emphasizing scalable embedded STT-RAM, and the physics and engineering of magnetic domain wall "racetrack" memory. The book also discusses state-of-the-art modeling applied to phase change memory devices and includes an extensive review of RRAM, highlighting the physics of operation and analyzing different materials systems currently under investigation. The hunt is still on for universal memory that fits all the requirements of an "ideal memory" capable of high-density storage, low-power operation, unparalleled speed, high endurance, and low cost. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, this book bridges technological and application issues to provide the groundwork for developing custom designed memory systems.

Semiconductor Nanodevices Book

Semiconductor Nanodevices


  • Author : David Ritchie
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-10-24
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 498
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128220849

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Semiconductor Nanodevices Excerpt :

Semiconductor Nanodevices: Physics, Technology and Applications opens with a section describing the fundamental technical and scientific background to the recent research covered in the subsequent chapters. This provides a suitable background for graduate students. This section covers firstly sample fabrication and characterization techniques. The growth techniques, primarily Molecular Beam epitaxy and Metal Organic Chemical Vapour Deposition are used for the growth of high purity epitaxial materials. There is also an emphasis on self-assembled growth of quantum dots and nanowires. This is followed by a description of device fabrication techniques commonly used including optical and e-beam lithography, along with etching (wet and dry) used for the fabrication of mesas as well as ohmic contacts and gate contacts etc. Next comes a description of structural characterisation techniques. Finally, low-temperature electrical and optical measurement techniques is described. Individual chapters review important recent advances in a range of different areas relating to semiconductor nanodevices. These include specific fabrication details for the structures described as well as a discussion of the physics accessible using these structures and devices. It is an important reference source for materials scientists and engineers who want to learn more about how semiconductor-based nanodevices are being used in a range of industry sectors. Explores the major industrial applications of semiconductor nanodevices Explains fabrication techniques for the production of semiconductor nanodevices Assesses the challenges for the mass production of semiconductor nanodevices

Sensors  Nanoscience  Biomedical Engineering  and Instruments Book

Sensors Nanoscience Biomedical Engineering and Instruments


  • Author : Richard C. Dorf
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-03
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 392
  • ISBN 10 : 9781420003161

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Sensors Nanoscience Biomedical Engineering and Instruments Excerpt :

In two editions spanning more than a decade, The Electrical Engineering Handbook stands as the definitive reference to the multidisciplinary field of electrical engineering. Our knowledge continues to grow, and so does the Handbook. For the third edition, it has expanded into a set of six books carefully focused on a specialized area or field of study. Each book represents a concise yet definitive collection of key concepts, models, and equations in its respective domain, thoughtfully gathered for convenient access. Sensors, Nanoscience, Biomedical Engineering, and Instruments provides thorough coverage of sensors, materials and nanoscience, instruments and measurements, and biomedical systems and devices, including all of the basic information required to thoroughly understand each area. It explores the emerging fields of sensors, nanotechnologies, and biological effects. Each article includes defining terms, references, and sources of further information. Encompassing the work of the world’s foremost experts in their respective specialties, Sensors, Nanoscience, Biomedical Engineering, and Instruments features the latest developments, the broadest scope of coverage, and new material on multisensor data fusion and MEMS and NEMS.

Semiconductor Nanophotonics Book

Semiconductor Nanophotonics


  • Author : PRASANTA KUMAR. MUKHOPADHYAY BASU (BRATATI. BASU, RIKMANTRA.)
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2022-04-05
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 9780198784692

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Semiconductor Nanophotonics Excerpt :

One of the first comprehensive textbooks dealing with the modern field of Nanophotonics. Though emphasis is given on semiconductors, optical processes in metals and insulators are discussed as well. Provides basic theoretical models in simple terms, and discusses the application areas.

Silicon Photonics Book

Silicon Photonics


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-08
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128155196

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Silicon Photonics Excerpt :

Silicon Photonics, Volume 99 in the Semiconductors and Semimetals series, highlights new advances in the field, with this updated volume presenting interesting chapters on Transfer printing in Silicon Photonics, Epitaxial integration of antimonide-based semiconductor lasers on Si, Photonic crystal lasers and nanolasers on Si, the Evolution of monolithic quantum-dot light source for silicon photonics, III-V on Si nanocomposites, the Heterogeneous integration of III-V on Si by bonding, the Growth of III-V on Silicon compliant substrates and lasers by MOCVD, Photonic Integrated Circuits on Si, Integrated Photonics for Bio- and Environmental sensing, Membrane Lasers/Photodiodes on Si, and more. Provides the authority and expertise of leading contributors from an international board of authors Represents the latest release in the Semiconductors and Semimetals series Updated release includes the latest information on Silicon Photonics

Semiconductor Nanolasers Book

Semiconductor Nanolasers


  • Author : Qing Gu
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-02-16
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 436
  • ISBN 10 : 9781107110489

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Semiconductor Nanolasers Excerpt :

This unique resource explains the fundamental physics of semiconductor nanolasers, and provides detailed insights into their design, fabrication, characterization, and applications. Topics covered range from the theoretical treatment of the underlying physics of nanoscale phenomena, such as temperature dependent quantum effects and active medium selection, to practical design aspects, including the multi-physics cavity design that extends beyond pure electromagnetic consideration, thermal management and performance optimization, and nanoscale device fabrication and characterization techniques. The authors also discuss technological applications of semiconductor nanolasers in areas such as photonic integrated circuits and sensing. Providing a comprehensive overview of the field, detailed design and analysis procedures, a thorough investigation of important applications, and insights into future trends, this is essential reading for graduate students, researchers, and professionals in optoelectronics, applied photonics, physics, nanotechnology, and materials science.

Handbook of Optical Microcavities Book

Handbook of Optical Microcavities


  • Author : Anthony H. W. Choi
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-10-06
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 526
  • ISBN 10 : 9789814463256

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Handbook of Optical Microcavities Excerpt :

An optical cavity confines light within its structure and constitutes an integral part of a laser device. Unlike traditional gas lasers, semiconductor lasers are invariably much smaller in dimensions, making optical confinement more critical than ever. In this book, modern methods that control and manipulate light at the micrometer and nanometer scales by using a variety of cavity geometries and demonstrate optical resonance from ultra-violet (UV) to infra-red (IR) bands across multiple material platforms are explored. The book has a comprehensive collection of chapters that cover a wide range of topics pertaining to resonance in optical cavities and are contributed by leading researchers in the field. The topics include theory, design, simulation, fabrication, and characterization of micrometer- and nanometer-scale structures and devices that support cavity resonance via various mechanisms such as Fabry–Pérot, whispering gallery, photonic bandgap, and plasmonic modes. The chapters discuss optical cavities that resonate from UV to IR wavelengths and are based on prominent III-V material systems, including Al, In, and Ga nitrides, ZnO, and GaAs.

Design  Modeling and Simulation of Nanoscale Optoelectronic Devices Book

Design Modeling and Simulation of Nanoscale Optoelectronic Devices


  • Author : Debin Li
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Nanotechnology
  • Pages : 147
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:828112100

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Design Modeling and Simulation of Nanoscale Optoelectronic Devices Excerpt :

This thesis summarizes the research work carried out on design, modeling and simulation of semiconductor nanophotonic devices. The research includes design of nanowire (NW) lasers, modeling of active plasmonic waveguides, design of plasmonic nano-lasers, and design of all-semiconductor plasmonic systems. For the NW part, a comparative study of electrical injection in the longitudinal p-i-n and coaxial p-n core-shell NWs was performed. It is found that high density carriers can be efficiently injected into and confined in the core-shell structure. The required bias voltage and doping concentrations in the core-shell structure are smaller than those in the longitudinal p-i-n structure. A new device structure with core-shell configuration at the p and n contact regions for electrically driven single NW laser was proposed. Through a comprehensive design trade-off between threshold gain and threshold voltage, room temperature lasing has been proved in the laser with low threshold current and large output efficiency. For the plasmonic part, the propagation of surface plasmon polariton (SPP) in a metal-semiconductor-metal structure where semiconductor is highly excited to have an optical gain was investigated. It is shown that near the resonance the SPP mode experiences an unexpected giant modal gain that is 1000 times of the material gain in the semiconductor and the corresponding confinement factor is as high as 105. The physical origin of the giant modal gain is the slowing down of the average energy propagation in the structure. Secondly, SPP modes lasing in a metal-insulator-semiconductor multi-layer structure was investigated. It is shown that the lasing threshold can be reduced by structural optimization. A specific design example was optimized using AlGaAs/GaAs/AlGaAs single quantum well sandwiched between silver layers. This cavity has a physical volume of 1.510-4 & lambda;03 which is the smallest nanolaser reported so far. Finally, the all-semiconductor based pla

Intelligent Computing Techniques for Smart Energy Systems Book

Intelligent Computing Techniques for Smart Energy Systems


  • Author : Akhtar Kalam
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-12-16
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1046
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811502149

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Intelligent Computing Techniques for Smart Energy Systems Excerpt :

The book compiles the research works related to smart solutions concept in context to smart energy systems, maintaining electrical grid discipline and resiliency, computational collective intelligence consisted of interaction between smart devices, smart environments and smart interactions, as well as information technology support for such areas. It includes high-quality papers presented in the International Conference on Intelligent Computing Techniques for Smart Energy Systems organized by Manipal University Jaipur. This book will motivate scholars to work in these areas. The book also prophesies their approach to be used for the business and the humanitarian technology development as research proposal to various government organizations for funding approval.

Nanostructured Semiconductors Book

Nanostructured Semiconductors


  • Author : Konstantinos Termentzidis
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-09-01
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 574
  • ISBN 10 : 9781315340784

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Nanostructured Semiconductors Excerpt :

The book is devoted to nanostructures and nanostructured materials containing both amorphous and crystalline phases with a particular focus on their thermal properties. It is the first time that theoreticians and experimentalists from different domains gathered to treat this subject. It contains two distinct parts; the first combines theory and simulations methods with specific examples, while the second part discusses methods to fabricate nanomaterials with crystalline and amorphous phases and experimental techniques to measure the thermal conductivity of such materials. Physical insights are given in the first part of the book, related with the existing theoretical models and the state of art simulations methods (molecular dynamics, ab-initio simulations, kinetic theory of gases). In the second part, engineering advances in the nanofabrication of crystalline/amorphous heterostructures (heavy ion irradiation, electrochemical etching, aging/recrystallization, ball milling, PVD, laser crystallization and magnetron sputtering) and adequate experimental measurement methods are analyzed (Scanning Thermal Microscopy, Raman, thermal wave methods and x-rays neutrons spectroscopy).