Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ELEC 462 - OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICES

Long Title: OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICES
Department: Electrical & Computer Eng.
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisite(s): ELEC 305
Description: This course provides an introduction to the fundamental principles of semiconductor optoelectronic devices. After reviewing the basic elements of quantum mechanics of electrons and photons, light-matter interaction (including laser oscillations), and semiconductor physics (band structure, heterostructures and alloys, optical processes), we will study the details of modern semiconductor devices for the generation, detection, and modulation of light. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ELEC 562. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ELEC 462 if student has credit for ELEC 562.
Course URL: http://www.ece.rice.edu/~kono/ELEC462.html