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ECSE 6270 - Optoelectronics


A brief review of interaction of light with matter. Operating principles, basic designs, and applications of optoelectronic devices such as Light Emitting Diodes, Laser Diodes, Photodetectors, and Solar Cells. Electro-optic, Acousto-optic and Non-linear optic based optical components such as Modulators, Switches, Couplers, Multiplexers, and Amplifiers. Optical Waveguides and Fibers. Optoelectronic Applications such as Fiber Optic and Free Space Optical Communication, Photovoltaics, Thermophotovoltaics, and Solid State Lighting.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: ECSE 2210 and ECSE 4720 or equivalent.

When Offered: Spring term upon sufficient demand.



Credit Hours: 3



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