ECE Courses

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Course Number  Course Title and Catalog Description
Optical Engineering
Introduction to applications of geometric & physical optics to engineering, including optical measurements, matrix methods, instruments, interference, holography, beam optics, Fourier optics & diffraction.
Optical Fiber Communications
Combined lecture-laboratory exploration of the technology of fiber optics, with emphasis on optical fiber communication systems.
Laser Theory and Applications
Provides an introduction to the theory and applications of laser principles and related instrumentation. Emphasis is on the fundamental principles underlying laser action. Crosslisted with PHYS 4751.
Fourier Techniques and Signal Analysis
Introduction to the use of Fourier Methods for analysis of signals.
Fourier Optics and Holography
Applications of the Fourier transform and linear systems theory to the analysis of optical propagation, diffraction, imaging, holography, wavefront modulation, and signal processing.
Study of the fundamental principles and primary applications of lasers, and of detectors of optical radiation.
Integrated Optics
Theory and design of optical waveguides and optical waveguide devices.
Optical Fibers
Provides an in-depth understanding of the light guiding properties of optical fibers as used in communication systems.
Nonlinear Optics
Provides an introduction to the field of nonlinear optics, exploring the physical mechanisms, applications, and experimental techniques.
Modulation, Diffractive and Crystal Optics
Provides a working knowledge of temporal and spatial optical modulation, diffractive optical devices and crystal optics.
Organic Optoelectronics
Fundamental understanding of the optical and electronic properties of organic materials and devices that form the basic of the emerging technological area of printed flexible optoelectronics.
Optoelectronics: Devices, Integration, Packaging, Systems
Optoelectronic devices (detectors, emitters, modulators) from the practical realized and theoretical performance perspective. Explores monolithic and hybrid integration of devices, packaging and system implementation.
Fiber Optic Networks
Architectural, performance and design aspects of fiber-optic communications networks, components and technologies. Relationship between the physical network implementation and the higher-level network architecture.
Optoelectronics: Materials, Processes, Devices
Optoelectronic materials, physical processes, and devices. Includes compound semiconductor materials, excitation, recombination, gain, and modulation processes and devices such as emitters, detectors, and modulators. Crosslisted with PHYS 6771.