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Code EE 631
Term 200802
Title Integrated Optics and Optoelectronics
Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Subject Electronics Engineering(EE)
SU Credit 3
ECTS Credit 10.00
Instructor(s) Cem Ozturk,
Language of Instruction English
Level of Course Doctoral
Type of Course Click here to view.
(only for SU students)
Planned Learning Activities Case Study,Discussion,Interactive Lesson,Lecture,Project,Seminar,

Electric/optical waveguides and the effective index method, symmetric and asymmetric slab guides, ray optics approach, losses and gains in waveguide; optical input and output couplers; coupling of modes, directional couplers distributed feedback structures and coupled semiconductor laser arrays, near and far field patterns; electroabsorption and gain, interband and intersubband transitions, quantum-well semiconductor lasers.


To teach students the fundamentals of semiconductor based Photonic Integrated Circuits. The main topics that will be coverd are:
Semiconductor waveguides, effective index and 2-D finite difference method for mode solutions; Coupled-mode Theory and Super-mode approach to coupling; Directional Couplers, Bragg gratings (Reflectors and grating assisted couplers), Butt-coupling; Propagation and bending losses; Y-branches, interferometers, beam splitters, MMI devices; Optical resonators, microresonators and whispering gallery modes; Design of semiconductor based devices for WDM applications: Tunable quantum-well lasers, tunable filters, add/drop filters, EO and EA modulators, wavelength converters, wavelength switches, etc; Fabrication of compound semiconductor photonic devices; Photonic integration and photonic integrated circuits

Programme Outcomes
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