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Physics and materials issues behind the lifetime problem in semiconductor lasers and light-emitting diodes
Author(s): Pierre M. Petroff
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Paper Abstract

In this short review we describe phenomenologically what is known about laser and light emitting diodes (LEDs) degradation and review the physical understanding of it. We will then examine the issues that are relevant to the more novel vertical surface emitting lasers devices and to the new materials that are being used in the fabrication of LEDs and lasers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 April 1996
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2683, Fabrication, Testing, and Reliability of Semiconductor Lasers, (10 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.237675
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Pierre M. Petroff, Univ. of California/Santa Barbara (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2683:
Fabrication, Testing, and Reliability of Semiconductor Lasers
Mahmoud Fallahi; S. C. Wang, Editor(s)

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