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VE434 – Principles of Photonics


Credits: 4 credits

Pre-requisites: Ve 230 or Ve 334 or graduate standing

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Introduction to the fundamental concepts in lightwave propagation, confinement and resonance, and semiconductor optoelectronic devices. Selected topics on applications and frontier research will be discussed, e.g. imaging, photonic integrated circuits, fiber-optic communication, display, solar cells and LEDs, and nanophotonics. One lab session on fiber-optic sensors.

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