Credits: 5

Schedule: 09.01.2019 - 14.02.2019

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

III (spring)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Understanding of the physics, operational principles, technological solutions, and applications of optoelectronic devices.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Physics, technology, and applications of optoelectronic devices based on compound semiconductors: lasers, light emitting diodes, photodetectors, solar cells, and modulators.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Weekly exercises and exam.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Contact teaching 39 h

Independent study: 96 h

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

P. Bhattacharya: Semiconductor Optoelectronic Devices, 2nd edition, Prentice-Hall, 1997.

Lecture slides and other given materials.

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

S-104.3310 Optoelectronics

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

ELEC-3140 Semiconductor Physics or similar knowledge

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


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Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

language class 3: English


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