Semiconductor lasers

Author(s): M.I. Nathan
Sponsor(s): IEEE Publication
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 October 1966
Volume: 54
Page(s): 1,276 - 1,290
ISSN (Paper): 0018-9219
ISSN (Online): 1558-2256
DOI: 10.1109/PROC.1966.5115



This paper is a review of semiconductor laser work. The principles of operation are discussed. The stress is on work since early 1964. The present state-of-the-art in GaAs junction lasers is described.