The developments in the field of semiconductor lasers (p-n junction, excited by electron beam and by optical pumping) are considered. Especially emphasized is the problem of the application of the p-n junction laser as a high speed switching element.
© 1967 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: August 23, 1967
Published: November 1, 1967
Yu. M. Popov, "Semiconductor Lasers," Appl. Opt. 6, 1818-1824 (1967)