VCSEL Industry


Communication and Sensing

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<b>A hands-on reference to the technical, commercial, and industrial aspects of VCSEL technology</b> <p>In VCSEL Industry: Communication and Sensing, a team of distinguished researchers and manufacturing professionals deliver a thorough and practical reference guide to vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs) for young entrepreneurs, investors, venture capitalists, and researchers. The authors offer comprehensive descriptions of the technology involved, as well as a robust exploration of the industry and commercial landscape in which VCSELs exist.</p> <p>The book contains numerous illustrations and schematics of the anatomy of VCSEL product developments and an insightful discussion of the proliferation of VCSELs in photonics and optics. There is also a dedicated section on photoreceivers used for VCSEL-based data communications and sensing.</p> <p><i>VCSEL Industry: Communication and Sensing</i> provides readers with an accessible, commercial perspective of an important technology while offering just enough technical detail to make sense of the subject. The book also includes:</p> <ul> <li>A thorough introduction to VCSELs, including discussions of semiconductor lasers, materials, wavelengths, and why VCSELs are attractive for photonics applications</li> <li>Comprehensive explorations of the VCSEL industry, including market demands, an industry landscape, descriptions of commercial products based on VCSELs, and business models</li> <li>Practical discussions of VCSELs for data communication, including high-speed VCSELs, gain and parasitic effects on bandwidth and speed, and form factors and standards</li> <li>In-depth examinations of VCSEL arrays for sensing, including high-power VCSELs in consumer electronics</li> </ul> <p>Perfect for early-career researchers, engineers, entrepreneurs, investors, and managers, <i>VCSEL Industry: Communication and Sensing</i> will also prove to be an invaluable addition to the libraries of executives from across the semiconductor industry.</p>