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Laser Diode

Laser Diode
• Like LEDs, laser diodes are typical PN junction devices used under a Forward Bias

Laser Diode Operation
• It has a threshold value of current below which the diode behaves as an LED, emitting incoherent light & above which the laser action occurs.

Application of Laser Diode
• Laser Printers • Fiber Optic System • Major Application field is in Optical disk Equipment, used for reading or recording information

Reference
• Electronic Devices by Floyd