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.
© 1966 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: June 24, 1966
Published: October 1, 1966
Marshall I. Nathan, "Semiconductor Lasers," Appl. Opt. 5, 1514-1528 (1966)