Phys 634 Optoelectronics

Propagation of EM waves in Dielectric wave guide
Fiber optics (boundry conditions, phase and group velocity, attenuation and dispersion, cut off frequency, single and multimode fibers)
Emitters (LED &laser diodes DH, QW, BDR, DFB, VCSEL’s)
Laser modulation (AM, FM and PM) and Demodulation
Receivers ( Detectors PIN, PMT, APD), homodyne and heterodyne detection) – Soalr Cell- Sensors.
Materials for photonics and Fabrication techniques
Switching devices and wave guide switching

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