ECE Course Outline
Modulation, Diffractive and Crystal Optics (3-0-3)
- Catalog Description
- Provides a working knowledge of temporal and spatial optical modulation, diffractive optical devices and crystal optics.
- No Textbook Specified.
- Topical Outline
Optical Propagation in Birefringent Crystals Birefringence and index ellipsoid Uniaxial and biaxial crystals Linear Birefringent Devices Beamsplitters Polarizers and retardation plates Circular Birefringent Devices Optical activity devices Magneto-optic devices Wave Interference Interference fringes Period and slant angle Holographic recording Electro-Optic Modulation Electro-optic tensor Induced birefringence Electro-optic amplitude modulator Electro-optic phase modulator Diffractive Optics Floquet condition Grating equation Bragg condition Grating diffraction analysis Rigorous coupled-wave analysis Diffraction regimes Thick and thin gratings Angular and wavelength selectivity Photorefractive Devices Bulk photovoltaic effect Holographic storage Photorefractive/electro-optic modulators Acousto-Optic Modulation Shear and compressional waves Photoelastic effect Acousto-optic modulators Acousto-optic deflectors
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