PHYS 621 - Optoelectronics

Overview

Course Title

Optoelectronics

Department(s)

Description

This course will cover the physics of optoelectronic devices addressing both theoretical and experimental aspects. Topics to be covered include: historical survey of optical communication, electromagnetic waves, waveguides, photonic crystals, microcavities, mechanism of light emission and absorption in semiconductors, lasers, photodetectors, solar cells, and nonlinear optics.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Graduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Course Schedule