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ECSE 423 Fundamentals of Photonics (3 credits)

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


Electrical Engineering : Introduction to the fundamentals of modern optics and photonics. Geometric optics, wave optics, Gaussian beam optics and resonators, electromagnetic optics, polarization, Fourier optics. Attenuation and dispersion, interference, coherence, diffraction. Classical description of optical amplifiers, introduction to lasers. Experiments on physical and geometric optics.

Terms: Winter 2014

Instructors: Martin Rochette (Winter)

  • (3-2-4)
  • Prerequisites: ECSE 352