Laser Diode Applications

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Field of Study: Electronics Engineering
Course Name: Optoelectronics
Subtitle: Laser Diode Applications

According to the material used to form the p-n junction the laser diodes are classified. Different laser diodes
got different applications.
GalnAsP
This is a diode made up of Ga,ln,As and P. which emits laser light having wavelength 1300nm. It find applications in fiber optical communications.
AlGaAs
This is a diode made up of Ga,Al and As. which emits laser light having wavelength 760 nm. It has been used in laser printers.
GaAs
This is a diode made up of Ga and As. which emits laser light having wavelength 840 nm. It has been used in CD players.

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