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edge-emitting light emitting diode [1 record]

Record 1 2012-03-20

English

Subject field(s)
  • Photoelectricity and Electron Optics
DEF

A light-emitting diode which has a directional output and which enables an easier coupling of light into a fiber.

OBS

LEDs [light-emitting diode] can be made as surface-emitting or edge-emitting devices. That distinction is the same as for surface-emitting and edge-emitting semiconductor lasers.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Photo-électricité et optique électronique
DEF

Diode électroluminescente dont le rayonnement émis est parallèle au plan de la jonction.

Spanish

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