Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2020


ELEC 462 001 (CRN: 13740)


Department: Electrical & Computer Eng.
Instructor: Kono, Junichiro
Meeting: 11:20AM - 12:40PM TR ABL 130 (24-AUG-2020 - 4-DEC-2020) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Prerequisites: ELEC 305
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 6
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 19
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 16
Enrollment data as of: 28-SEP-2023 6:19AM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
9:00AM - 12:00PM W TBA TBA
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. Cross-list: ELEC 562. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ELEC 462 if student has credit for ELEC 562.