ECE Course Outline
Optoelectronics: Devices, Integration, Packaging, Systems (3-0-3)
- Catalog Description
- Optoelectronic devices (detectors, emitters, modulators) from the practical realized and theoretical performance perspective. Explores monolithic and hybrid integration of devices, packaging and system implementation.
- No Textbook Specified.
- Topical Outline
Practical Optoelectronic Devices: Contrast and Comparison, Theory and Demonstration Photodetectors: contrast and compare responsivity, gain, bandwidth, noise Light emitting diodes and other spontaneous emission devices Homojunction, heterojunction, quantum well, and advanced structure lasers Emitter comparisons: I-V, L-I, bandwidth, linewidth, linearity, temperature sensitivity Modulators: operational bandwidth, speed, contrast ratio, switching energy, temperature sensitivity Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits Integration techniques (hybrid package, monolithic, hybrid integration) Integrated receivers Integrated transmitters Integrated guided wave devices (including photonic integrated circuits) Optoelectronic System Packaging Packaging considerations: alignment, throughput, bit error rate, power dissipation, environmental sensitivity Free space Si micro-optical bench Connectors Optoelectronic Interconnections: System Drivers for OEICs Long haul optical fiber, single wavelength Wavelength division multiplexed (WDM) optical fiber, long haul Hybrid fiber coax (HFC) - analog versus digital Local area network (LAN) Backplane (board to board) Chip to chip Imaging Systems: System Drivers for OEICs Digital video cameras Infrared focal plane arrays 'Smart' cameras with on-focal plane processing (A/D, processing) Multi-wavelength imagers Displays: System Drivers for OEICs Liquid crystal displays High brightness displays Projection displays Storage: System Drivers for OEICs Compact disks: single layer, multiple layer, multi-wavelength Page-based 3D optical data storage Computation: System Drivers for OEICs Massively parallel processing using optical interconnections All-optical computation
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