Photonic Devices and Circuits

  • Course code: FMCC050
  • Course higher education credits: 12.0
  • Department: MICROTECHNOLOGY AND NANOSCIENCE
  • Graduate school: Microtechnology and Nanoscience
  • Course start: 2018-09-11
  • Course end: 2019-03-26
  • Course is normally given: Lectures are held at the Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience (MC2). Each lecture is 4 hours with a lunch break (10-12, 13-15).
  • Language: The course will be given in English
  • Nordic Five Tech (N5T): This course is free for PhD students from N5T universities
7 lectures (28 hours) + 7 home assignments.

Topics: 
  • Optical properties of semiconductor materials
  • Semiconductor lasers
  • Photodetectors and solar cells
  • LEDs and wide bandgap optoelectronics
  • Integrated optics and photonic integrated circuits
  • Nano-optics: plasmonics and metamaterials
Lectures are held at the Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience (MC2) according to the schedule below. 
Each lecture is 4 hours with a lunch break (10-12, 13-15).

Optical properties of semiconductor materials  September 11,  room B429, A Larsson
Integrated optics and photonic integrated circuits  October 23,  room B429, V Torres-Company
Semiconductor lasers 1 November 20,  room B429, J Gustavsson
Semiconductor lasers 2 December 18,  room C511, J Gustavsson
LEDs and wide bandgap optoelectronics January 29,  room C511, Å Haglund
Photodetectors and solar cells February 26,  room C511, S Wang
Nano-optics: plasmonics and metamaterials,  March 26,  room C511, M Käll

At each lecture, a home assignment is handed out. A home assignment can be an analytical or numerical exercise, reading of articles and writing a report, etc. This is up to each teacher to decide.
Literature
Coldren, Corzine and Masanovic, "Diode Lasers and Photonic Integrated Circuits", Wiley, 2012 (ISBN 978-0-470-48412-8) + additional material handed out at the lectures.
Lecturers
Anders Larsson Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience, anders.larsson@chalmers.se Johan Gustavsson Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience, johan.gustavsson@chalmers.se Shumin Wang Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience, shumin@chalmers.se Åsa Haglund Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience, asa.haglund@chalmers.se Victor Torres-Company Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience, torresv@chalmers.se Mikael Käll Department of Physics, mikael.kall@chalmers.se
More information
Anders Larsson, anders.larsson@chalmers.se Registration: No later than August 31, 2018, by email to anders.larsson@chalmers.se

 

Published: Tue 05 Apr 2016.