Jan 23, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue 
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue

EE 400 - Optoelectronics

Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2
Credit Hours: 3

This course is comprised of three main sections: the conversion of optical energy to electrical energy; the conversion of electrical energy to optical energy; and the transmission of optical energy.  Topics include energy band structures and mechanisms, photoconductors, photoresistors, photodiodes, solar cells, light emitting diodes (LEDs), laser diodes (LDs), fiber optics, and electroluminescence.  Laboratory demonstrations involving multiple technologies will complement the lectures throughout the course.