Fourier Techniques and Signal AnalysisIntroduction to the use of Fourier Methods for analysis of signals.
Fourier Optics and HolographyApplications of the Fourier transform and linear systems theory to the
analysis of optical propagation, diffraction, imaging, holography,
wavefront modulation, and signal processing.
Optical Fiber CommunicationsCombined lecture-laboratory exploration of the technology of fiber optics, with emphasis on optical fiber communication systems.
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
Optical EngineeringIntroduction to applications of geometric & physical optics to
engineering, including optical measurements, matrix methods,
instruments, interference, holography, beam optics, Fourier
optics & diffraction.
Organic OptoelectronicsFundamental 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.
Optical FibersProvides an in-depth understanding of the light guiding properties of
optical fibers as used in communication systems.
Nonlinear OpticsProvides an introduction to the field of nonlinear optics, exploring the
physical mechanisms, applications, and experimental techniques.
Modulation, Diffractive and Crystal OpticsProvides a working knowledge of temporal and spatial optical modulation,
diffractive optical devices and crystal optics.
Electro-OpticsStudy of the fundamental principles and primary applications of lasers, and
of detectors of optical radiation.
Optoelectronics: Devices, Integration, Packaging, SystemsOptoelectronic devices (detectors, emitters, modulators) from the
practical realized and theoretical performance perspective. Explores
monolithic and hybrid integration of devices, packaging and system
Optoelectronics: Materials, Processes, DevicesOptoelectronic 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.
Laser Theory and ApplicationsProvides 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.
Integrated OpticsTheory and design of optical waveguides and optical waveguide devices.