Optoelectronics (EE 403)

2021 Fall
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Electronics Engineering(EE)
3
6.00 / 6.00 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
İbrahim Kürşat Şendur sendur@sabanciuniv.edu,
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English
Undergraduate
EE307
Formal lecture,Recitation
Learner centered
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CONTENT

Materials for optoelectronics, optical processes in semiconductors, absorption and radiation, transition rates and carrier lifetime. principles of Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs), lasers, photodetectors, modulators and solar cells. Optoelectronic integrated circuits Designs, demonstrations and projects related to optoelectronic device phenomena.

OBJECTIVE

To introduce basics of optics,optoelectronics and photonics in understanding the working principles of various optoelectronic devices and applications.

LEARNING OUTCOME

Understanding the fundamentals of light waveguding.
Learning the principles of light transmission through a fiber, and limitations such as loss, dispersion,etc
Learning the network architecture of Fiber Optic Telecommunication Networks
Analyzing optical cavities,resonators and oscilattors
.Understanding the structure and working principles of LEDS, Lasers, Optical Amplifiers, Photodetectors,solar Cells and their applications
Learning the principles of optical information processing implemented on semiconductor photonic chips.
An overall understanding of the scope of the optoelectronic industry and its impact on our daily lives

ASSESSMENT METHODS and CRITERIA

  Percentage (%)
Final 50
Midterm 50

RECOMENDED or REQUIRED READINGS

Textbook

S O Kasap, New Jersey, Optoelectronics and Photonics, Prentice Hall, New Jersey

Readings

B E A Saleh and M C Teich, New York, Fundametals of Photonics, John Wiley Sons, New York
P Bhattacharya, New Jersey, Semiconductor Optoelectronic Devices, Prentice Hall, New Jersey
C R Pollock, Boston, Fundamentals of Optoelectronics, Irwin, Boston