A co-founder of Freedom Photonics, Dr. Mashanovitch, has co-authored the second edition of “Diode lasers and photonic integrated circuits”, which was published by John Wiley and Sons in March of 2012. This classic text on semiconductor lasers and PICs has been updated with new material resulting from another 15 years of development in the field. The details about the book can be found here http://www.amazon.com/Photonic-Integrated-Circuits-Microwave-Engineering/dp/0470484128/.