This comprehensive book introduces semiconductors and integrated optics and provides in-depth derivations and analysis of key integrated optical components for more advanced study. The author emphasizes practical application developing and explaining the concepts and techniques needed to understand the engineering issues and solve real-world problems. With its clear explanations and design examples, the book provides experienced and budding engineers with the information necessary to design the structure and fabrication process of a semiconductor integrated optical device. Invaluable for engineers and applied scientists in optics/semiconductors, R&D engineers in communications, sensors, and medicine, and graduate students. Complete with 280 equations and 95 illustrations.
Table of Contents
Basic Electromagnetics. A Summary of Semiconductors. Optical Properties of Semiconductors. Optical Semiconductor Materials. Basics of Semiconductor Processing. Reflections at Boundaries. Guided Waves and Slab Waveguides. Dielectric Waveguides. Optical Channel Waveguides. Lasers. Photodetectors. Modulators. Hybridization and Monolithic Integration.