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ECSE 430 Photonic Devices and Systems (3 credits)

Offered by: Electrical & Computer Engr (Faculty of Engineering)


Electrical Engineering : Introduction to photonic devices and applications. Semiconductor lasers, optical amplifiers, optical modulators, photodetectors and optical receivers, optical fibers and waveguides, fiber and waveguide devices. Photonic systems (communications, sensing, biomedical). Experiments on characterizing photonic devices and systems. Optical test-and-measurement instrumentation.

Terms: Fall 2012

Instructors: Lawrence R Chen (Fall)

  • (3-2-4)
  • Prerequisites: ECSE 352, PHYS 271.
  • Tutorials assigned by instructor.