13M061OROE - Organic optoelectronics

Course specification
Course title Organic optoelectronics
Acronym 13M061OROE
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Nanoelectronics and Photonics
Type of study master academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ESPB 6.0 Status elective
    Condition none, desirable prerequisite is passed exam in Optoelectronics
    The goal 1) Introducing students to organic semiconductors as class of modern optoelectronic materials. 2) Studying the physics of organic semiconductors. 3) Introducing students to organic optoelectronic devices, their structures, principles of operation and performances. 4) Defining the main directions of further development in the field of organic optoelectronics.
    The outcome It is expected that student: 1) acquire basic knowledge of organic semiconductor physics, 2) be familiar with the existing organic optoelectronic devices, 3) get insight into the open theoretical issues and practical problems that need to be resolved in the way of further progress in organic optoelectronics and 4) perform appropriate research work in this field.
    URL to the subject page
    Contents of lectures Introduction. Molecular physics. Low molecular weight organic semiconductors. Conjugated polymers. Organic LED. Organic semiconductor lasers. Organic solar cells. Organic photodetectors. Selected topics.
    Contents of exercises Study research work in the field of organic optoelectronics.
    1. H. Hacen, H. C Wolf, Molecular Physics and Elements of Quantum Chemistry: Introduction to Experiments and Theory, Springer, 2004.
    2. 2) M. Pope, C. E. Swenberg, Electronic Processes in Organic Crystals and Polymers, Oxford University Press, 1999.
    3. S-S Sun, L. R. Dalton, Introduction to Organic Electronic and Optoelectronic Materials and Devices, CRC Press, 2008.
    4. Z. H. Kafafi, Organic Electroluminescence, CRC Press, 2005.
    5. C. J. Brabec, V. Dyakonov, J. Parisi, N. S. Sariciftci, Organic Photovoltaics, Springer,2003.
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
    3 1
    Methods of teaching Theoretical lectures and guiding the students in making the project with presentation.
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
    Activites during lectures Test paper 50
    Practical lessons Oral examination
    Colloquia 50