19M061PAFK - Design of Active Photonic Integrated Circuits

Course specification
Course title Design of Active Photonic Integrated Circuits
Acronym 19M061PAFK
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Type of study master academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ESPB 6.0 Status elective
      The goal Introducing students to semiconductor lasers and photonic integrated circuits (PIC) design. Gaining knowledge in modeling, analysis, and experimental investigation of active optical components. Gaining practical knowledge in measuring and characterization of PIC.
      The outcome Upon course completion, students should be able to understand basic semiconductor lasers and photonic circuits operation principles, design different kinds of semiconductor lasers and photonic circuits and experimentally investigate basic features of semiconductor lasers and photonic circuits.
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      Contents of lectures Semiconductor gain calculation. Coupled mode theory of periodic structures. Optical Bragg gratings. Mirrors and resonators for semiconductor lasers. Photonic integrated circuits (PIC). Lasers (DFB, DBR, tunable and externally-modulated), PIC for coherent optical systems. Basic measurements and characterization methods for PIC.
      Contents of exercises Auditory exercises: Numerical examples based on lectures.
      1. Larry Coldren, Scott Corzine, Milan Mašanović, "Diode Lasers and Photonic Integrated Circuits," Wiley 2012.
      2. Nadir Dagli, "High-Speed Photonic Devices"
      3. Kaminow, Li, Wilner "Optical Fiber Telecommunications V A: Components and Subsystems"
      4. Chen, Murphy "Broadband Optical Modulators: Science, Technology, and Applications"
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
      Methods of teaching Lectures and practices. Practical assessments include certain number of home assignments and projects.
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
      Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 0
      Practical lessons 70 Oral examination 30
      Colloquia 0
      Seminars 0