Nanoscale Semiconductor Lasers

Nanoscale Semiconductor Lasers

1st Edition - August 6, 2019

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  • Editors: Tong Cunzhu, Chennupati Jagadish
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128141625
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128141632

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Nanoscale Semiconductor Lasers focuses on specific issues relating to laser nanomaterials and their use in laser technology. The book presents both fundamental theory and a thorough overview of the diverse range of applications that have been developed using laser technology based on novel nanostructures and nanomaterials. Technologies covered include nanocavity lasers, carbon dot lasers, 2D material lasers, plasmonic lasers, spasers, quantum dot lasers, quantum dash and nanowire lasers. Each chapter outlines the fundamentals of the topic and examines material and optical properties set alongside device properties, challenges, issues and trends. Dealing with a scope of materials from organic to carbon nanostructures and nanowires to semiconductor quantum dots, this book will be of interest to graduate students, researchers and scientific professionals in a wide range of fields relating to laser development and semiconductor technologies.

Key Features

  • Provides an overview of the active field of nanostructured lasers, illustrating the latest topics and applications
  • Demonstrates how to connect different classes of material to specific applications
  • Gives an overview of several approaches to confine and control light emission and amplification using nanostructured materials and nano-scale cavities


Graduate students, researchers and scientific professionals in the fields of laser development and semiconductor technologies

Table of Contents

  • 1. Nanolasers
    2. Carbon Dot and Lasers
    3. InAs Quantum Dot Lasers on Silicon
    4. Nanowire Lasers
    5. Spacer
    6. 2D Materials and Ultrashort Pulse Lasers
    7. GaN Quantum Well Lasers on Silicon
    8. ZnO Nanostructures and Lasers
    9. Organic Nanomaterial and Lasers
    10. GaN Nanowire Lasers
    11. Quantum Dash Lasers
    12. Quantum Dot and VCSEL

Product details

  • No. of pages: 206
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2019
  • Published: August 6, 2019
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128141625
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128141632

About the Editors

Tong Cunzhu

is Professor of Hundred Talents Program at Changchun Institute of Fine Mechanics and Physics (CIOMP), Chinese Academy of Sciences, China. He is also Deputy Director of State Key Laboratory of Luminescence and Applications. His primary research is developing a high-performance laser system for industrial and military applications; other interests include quantum dot nanocavity lasers, high power high brightness lasers, and beam combination of diode lasers.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Head of the Semiconductor Optoelectronics and Nanotechnology Group, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

Chennupati Jagadish

Chennupati Jagadish is an Australian Laureate Fellow and Distinguished Professor at Research School of Physics and Engineering at the Australian National University, Canberra. He published more than 800 papers (530 journal papers) and edited many books, chaired many conferences and served many professional societies e.g. President of IEEE Nanotechnology Council; Vice-President, IEEE Photonics Society, Vice-President and Secretary Physical Sciences, Australian Academy of Science. He won many awards, e.g. Peter Baume Award, Boas Medal, IEEE Third Millennium Medal, Distinguished Lecturer Awards from IEEE Photonics Society, IEEE Electron Devices Society and IEEE Nanotechnology Council, Electronics and Photonics Division Award from Electrochemical Society, Distinguished Service Awards from IEEE Nanotechnology Council and IEEE Photonics Society. His research interests are in compound semiconductor optoelectronics and nanotechnology. He has trained more than 45 PhD students and about 50 post-doctoral and research fellows. He holds honorary appointments at UESTC, Chengdu, Tokyo University, Nanjing University and Anna University. He has collaborated and co-authored papers with scientists from 25 countries. He serves as an Editor of 3 book series and 7 journals and a member of editorial boards of 17 journals.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Electronic Materials Engineering, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

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  • Khan Sun Nov 04 2018


    One of the best book regarding semiconductor laser advancement & progress