|title ||Opto Electronics|
|arbic title |
|credit hours ||3|
|Description/Outcomes ||Optical radiation, Light emitting Diodes: Basic parameters of optical radiation, luminescence of semiconductors.
Photo Detectors: Photoelectric effect, parameters and characteristics of photo detectors, current amplifying photo detectors.
Coherent optoelectronics: Physical processes in lasers, laser structure, semiconductor laser types, laser modulators.
Solar cells: P-N junction silicon solar cells, performance, thin film solar cells, encapsulation of solar cells.
Fabrication of optoelectronic devices: Fabrication processes, LEDs, photo detectors, optocouplers, optical fibers, semiconductor lasers, and solar cells.|
|arabic Description/Outcomes |
|objectives ||To be familiar with the theory and applications of optoelectronic devices|
|arabic objectives |
|ref. books ||J. Senior, Optical Fiber Communications: Principle and Practice, 2nd ed., Prrentice-Hall, 1992.
J. Wilson and J.F.B. Hawkes, Optoelectronics: An Introduction, Prrentice-Hall, 1983.|
|arabic ref. books |
|textbook ||Endel Uiga, Optoelectronics, Prentice-Hall, 1995.|
|arabic textbook |
|objective set ||bullets|
|content set ||bullets|
||Principle of optical radiation, reflection, refraction and absorption, optical properties of semiconductors, radiative transition and optical absorption, injection and radiative recombination.
||LED(1): operation, parameters and characteristics, carrier injection and spontaneous emission, internal and external radiative efficiencies.
||LED(2): performance, current characteristics, response time, advanced LEDs: Heterojunction LED, edge-emitting LED, surface emitting LED.
||Stimulated versus spontaneous emission, laser operation: population inversion, carrier and optical confinement, optical feedback and laser oscillation
||Threshold current density in laser, laser below and above the threshold, gain.
||Materials and laser structures for superior performance, advanced laser diode (LD), homojunction, heterojunctions, distribution feedback (DFB) laser diode, surface emitting diode.
||Laser modulator, holographic data system +7th Week Exam
||Photo detector: operation, limitation, cutoff wavelength for absorption, responsively, quantum efficiency, response speed.
||Photo detector: photo current and photo current gain in photo conductor, metal-semiconductor photo diode, heterojunction photodiode, photo resistor.
||Unity gain and current amplifying photo diode.
||Solar cell: operation, performance, conversion efficiency, series resistance, recombination current.
||Advanced solar cell and encapsulation, heterojunction solar cell, Shotky barrier solar cell, metal-insulator solar cell, optical concentration.
||Fabrication of planar semiconductor devices, bulk crystal growth, epitaxial crystal growth.
||Lithography photo resist coating, mask generation and image transform, etching, wet chemical etching, epitaxial regrowth.
||Fabrication of optoelectronic devices: LD, LED, photodiode, optical fibers ? Optical computer.