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ECSE 6280 - Light Emitting Diodes


This course offers a comprehensive explanation of the technology and physics of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) such as infrared, visible-spectrum, ultraviolet, and white LEDs made from III–V semiconductors. The elementary properties of LEDs and material on device structure, packaging, reflectors, phosphor materials, light extraction, and junction temperature are discussed. Applications of the LED focus on illumination, fiber, and free-space communication. 

When Offered: Spring term odd-numbered years.



Credit Hours: 3



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