Organized as a mini-encyclopedia of infrared optoelectronic applications, this long awaited new edition of an industry standard updates and expands on the groundbreaking work of its predecessor. Pioneering experts, responsible for many advancements in the field, provide engineers with a fundamental understanding of semiconductor physics and the technical information needed to design infrared optoelectronic devices. Fully revised to reflect current developments in the field, Optoelectronics: Infrared-Visible-Ultraviolet Devices and Applications, Second Edition reviews relevant semiconductor fundamentals, including device physics, from an optoelectronic industry perspective. This easy-reading text provides a practical engineering introduction to optoelectronic LEDs and silicon sensor technology for the infrared, visible, and ultraviolet portion of the electromagnetic spectrum. Utilizing a practical and efficient engineering approach throughout, the text supplies design engineers and technical management with quick and uncluttered access to the technical information needed to design new systems.Advances in color performance and color rendering index of white LEDs redefine lighting a building or landscape. ... other materials such as light guides, light pipes, and diffusers are incorporated to spread the light to all keypad buttons instead of lighting them individually. ... Exterior LED use began with linear arrays that created center-high mount stop lights (third brake lights) and then became a stylinganbsp;...
|Author||:||Dave Birtalan, William Nunley|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 2009-04-09|