Handbook of Optoelectronic Device Modeling and Simulation: Lasers, Modulators, Photodetectors, Solar Cells, and Numerical Methods, Vol. 2, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Handbook of Optoelectronic Device Modeling and Simulation

Lasers, Modulators, Photodetectors, Solar Cells, and Numerical Methods, Vol. 2, 1st Edition

Edited by Joachim Piprek

CRC Press

868 pages | 496 B/W Illus.

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Optoelectronic devices are now ubiquitous in our daily lives, from light emitting diodes (LEDs) in many household appliances to solar cells for energy. This handbook shows how we can probe the underlying and highly complex physical processes using modern mathematical models and numerical simulation for optoelectronic device design, analysis, and performance optimization. It reflects the wide availability of powerful computers and advanced commercial software, which have opened the door for non-specialists to perform sophisticated modeling and simulation tasks. The chapters comprise the know-how of more than a hundred experts from all over the world. The handbook is an ideal starting point for beginners but also gives experienced researchers the opportunity to renew and broaden their knowledge in this expanding field.

Table of Contents

PART VI Laser Diodes

26 Laser Diode Fundamentals

Joachim Piprek

27 High-Power Lasers

Hans Wenzel and Anissa Zeghuzi

28 High-Brightness Tapered Lasers

Ignacio Esquivias, Antonio Pérez-Serrano, and José-Manuel G. Tijero

29 High-Brightness Laser Diodes with External Feedback

Mohamad Anas Helal, Simeon N. Kaunga-Nyirenda, Steve Bull, and Eric Larkins

30 Single Longitudinal Mode Laser Diodes

Xun Li

31 Traveling Wave Modeling of Nonlinear Dynamics in Multisection Laser Diodes

Mindaugas Radziunas

32 Mode-Locked Semiconductor Lasers

Eugene Avrutin and Julien Javaloyes

33 Quantum Cascade Lasers: Electrothermal Simulation

Song Mei, Yanbing Shi, Olafur Jonasson, and Irena Knezevic

34 Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers

Tomasz Czyszanowski, Leszek Frasunkiewicz, and Maciej Dems

PART VII Photodetectors and Modulators

35 Photodetector Fundamentals

Prasanta Basu

36 P-N Junction Photodiodes

Weida Hu

37 Quantum Well Infrared Photodetectors

Kwong-Kit Choi

38 Optical Modulators

Dominic F.G. Gallagher and Dmitry Labukhin

PART VIII Solar Cells

39 Solar Cell Fundamentals

Matthias Müller

40 Multijunction Solar Cells

Matthew Wilkins and Karin Hinzer

41 Nanostructure Solar Cells

Urs Aeberhard

42 Nanowire Solar Cells: Electro-Optical Performance

Bernd Witzigmann

43 Thin-Film Solar Cells

Matthias Auf der Maur, Tim Albes, and Alessio Gagliardi

PART IX Novel Applications

44 Electroluminescent Refrigerators

Kuan-Chen Lee and Shun-Tung Yen

45 Photonic Crystal Laser Diodes

Maciej Dems

46 Single-Photon Sources

Niels Gregersen, Dara P. S. McCutcheon, and Jesper Mørk

47 Nanoplasmonic Lasers and Spasers

A. Freddie Page and Ortwin Hess

48 Quantum-Dot Nanolasers

Christopher Gies, Michael Lorke, Frank Jahnke, and Weng W. Chow

49 Nonlinear Dynamics in Quantum Photonic Structures

Gabriela Slavcheva and Mirella Koleva

PART X Mathematical Methods

50 Drift-Diffusion Models

Patricio Farrell, Nella Rotundo, Duy Hai Doan, Markus Kantner, Jürgen Fuhrmann, and Thomas Koprucki

51 Monte Carlo Device Simulations

Katerina Raleva, Abdul R. Shaik, Raghuraj Hathwar, Akash Laturia, Suleman S. Qazi, Robin Daugherty, Dragica Vasileska, and Stephen M. Goodnick

52 Photonics

Frank Schmidt

About the Editor

Hear from Dr. Piprek at this Q&A session: https://www.crcpress.com/go/editor_qa_session_joachim_piprek

Joachim Piprek received his Ph.D. degree in theoretical physics from Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany, in 1986. For more than two decades, he worked in industry and academia on modeling, simulation, and analysis of various optoelectronic devices. Dr. Piprek has taught graduate courses at universities in Germany, Sweden, and in the United States. He was invited guest editor for several journal issues on optoelectronic device simulation and currently serves as an executive editor of Optical and Quantum Electronics as well as an associate editor for the Journal of Computational Electronics. Dr. Piprek is founder and co-chair of the annual conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices and he has also (co-)chaired several SPIE conferences. He has published 3 books, 6 book chapters, 4 patents, and more than 200 research papers.

About the Series

Series in Optics and Optoelectronics

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC019000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Lasers & Photonics
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science