Description:  The stripes on this piece of semiconductor produce laser light when electrons are pumped into the material. Because the semi- conductor laser is thin and flat it dissipates heat well enough to allow a continuous beam of mid -infrared light.
Source:  University of Neuchâtel
Story:  Laser speeds data through air
TRN January 23, 2002
TRN Categories:  Optical Computing, Optoelectronics and Photonics; Materials Science and Engineering; Semiconductors
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