Optoelectronics (EE435) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Optoelectronics EE435 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
EE 212
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Natural & Applied Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kemal Efe Eseller
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Introduce operating principles of optoelectronic devices in transmission systems
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Ability to understand photodetectors bandwith, noise wave nature of light
  • Ability to identify photovoltaic devices
  • Ability to utilize Dielectric Waveguides and Optical Fibers
  • Ability to understand laser operation.
  • Ability to identify Optical Modulators: operation bandwidth, speed, contrast ratio.
  • Ability to analyze Semiconductor devices
  • Ability to design Light Emitting Diodes.
  • Ability to design optoelectronic device and understand system performance.
Course Content Nature of light. Basic optical laws and definitions. Photodetectors. Solar cells. Light emitting diodes. LASER and applications. Homojunction, heterojunction, quantum well, and advanced structure lasers. Fiber types. Light propagation in optical fibers. Modulators. Display devices. Compact discs.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Wave Nature of Light Review of EE 102 lecture notes
2 Multiple fibers, single wavelength, optical fiber interconnect systems Review last week and Glance this week’s topics from the lecture
3 Photodetectors Review last week and Glance this week’s topics from the lecture
4 Optoelectronic and Photonic Integrated Circuits Review last week and Glance this week’s topics from the lecture
5 Optoelectronic and Photonic Integrated Circuits Review last week and Glance this week’s topics from the lecture
6 Semiconductor Photon Detectors, Photondetectors, Photoconductors, Photodiodes, Avalanche Photodiodes, Review last week and Glance this week’s topics from the lecture
7 Semiconductor Photon Detectors, Photondetectors, Photoconductors, Photodiodes, Avalanche Photodiodes Review last week and Glance this week’s topics from the lecture
8 Laser operation, bandwidth, linewidth, linearity, temperature sensitivity, modulation Review last week and Glance this week’s topics from the lecture
9 Laser operation, bandwidth, linewidth, linearity, temperature sensitivity, modulation Review last week and Glance this week’s topics from the lecture
10 Homojunction, heterojunction, quantum well, and advanced structure lasers Review last week and Glance this week’s topics from the lecture
11 Homojunction, heterojunction, quantum well, and advanced structure lasers Review last week and Glance this week’s topics from the lecture
12 Photovoltaic Device Principles, Optical Modulators, Review last week and Glance this week’s topics from the lecture
13 Photovoltaic Device Principles, Optical Modulators Review last week and Glance this week’s topics from the lecture
14 Integrated receivers, Integrated transmitters,Integrated guided wave devices (photonic integrated circuits) Review last week and Glance this week’s topics from the lecture
15 Final examination period Review topics
16 Final examination period Review topics

Sources

Course Book 1. S. O. Kasap, Optoelectronics and Photonics: Principles and Practices, Prentice-Hall, 2001.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 5 20
Presentation - -
Project 1 10
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 8 100
Percentage of Semester Work 100
Percentage of Final Work 0
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Ability to apply knowledge on Mathematics, Science and Engineering to advanced systems.
2 Implementing long-term research and development studies in major areas of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
3 Ability to use modern engineering tools, techniques and facilities in design and other engineering applications.
4 Graduating researchers active on innovation and entrepreneurship.
5 Ability to report and present research results effectively.
6 Increasing the performance on accessing information resources and on following recent developments in science and technology.
7 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
8 Increasing the performance on effective communications in both Turkish and English.
9 Increasing the performance on project management.
10 Ability to work successfully at project teams in interdisciplinary fields.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments 6 8 48
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 11 22
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 128