Subject description - AE2B34OFT

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AE2B34OFT Optoelectronics and Photonics Extent of teaching:2P+2L
Guarantors:  Roles:PO,V Language of
Teachers:  Completion:Z,ZK
Responsible Department:13134 Credits:6 Semester:Z


The subject describes the basic principles and application of the novel devices for modern optical systems. Students will obtain the basic knowledge in fundamental functional principles of the waveguide optics and optoelectronics, semiconductor lasers and LEDs, semiconductor light detectors, principles of waveguide optics, structures and components for distribution and harnessing of optical radiation, integrated optical circuits and optical sensors. Recent trends in advanced optical communication systems, optical amplifiers, optical multiplexing systems with their components are also mentioned.

Course outlines:

1. Optoelectronics and photonics - basic principles
2. Detectors of the radiation
3. Optical radiation sources
4. Optical amplifiers
5. Optical receivers and transmitters
6. Principles of optical waveguides
7. Optical fiber and planar waveguides
8. Absorption optical sensors
9. Interferometer optical sensors
10. Components for distribution and harnessing of optical radiation
11. Integrated optics and optoelectronics
12. Components and circuits for optical communication
13. Components and circuits for optical multiplexing
14. Methods for optical and optoelectronic measurement

Exercises outline:

1. Optical laboratory, safety regulations
2. Design and optimization of sources and transmitters of optical radiation
3. Design and optimization of detectors and receivers of optical radiation
4. Optical waveguides design 5.Optical waveguides technology
6. Optical transmission system
7. Transmission system design
8. Measurement of sources and transmitters of optical radiation
9. Design and optimization of detectors and receivers of optical radiation
10. Waveguide measurement methods
11. Mesurement on optical interferometers
12. Measurement on optical amplyfiers
13. Measurement on optical senzors
14. Measurement LED pattern. Running assessment


1. B.E.A. Saleh, M.C Teich: Fundamentals of Photonics , J.Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 1991
2. R.G. Hunsperger: Integrated Optics: Theory and Technology, Springer-Verlag, 2002
3. D.Wood: Optoelectronic Semiconductor Device, Prentice Hall, N.Y., London, 1994
4. H.Nishihara, M.Haruna: Optical Integrated Circuits, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1987
5. Ch.L. Chen: Elements of Optoelectronics&Fiber Optics, IRWIN, 1996
6. M.J. Adams: An Introduction to Optical Waveguides, JohnWiley&Sons Ltd., Toronto, 1981



Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
BEEEM1 Applied Electrical Engineering V 5
BEEEM_BO Common courses V 5
BEEEM2 Electrical Engineering and Management V 5
BEKYR1 Robotics V 5
BEKYR_BO Common courses V 5
BEKYR3 Systems and Control V 5
BEKYR2 Sensors and Instrumentation V 5
BEKME3 Applied Electronics PO 5
BEOI1 Computer Systems V 5
BEOI_BO Common courses V 5
BEOI3 Software Systems V 5
BEOI2 Computer and Information Science V 5

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