Topic outline

  • This postgraduate course covers the topics of the book Fundamentals of Photonics, B.E.A. Saleh and M.C. Teich, 2 ed. (John Wiley & Sons) concerning Optical Information Processing:

    • Beam optics
    • Fourier optics
    • Guided-wave optics
    • Acousto-optics
    • Electro-optics
    • Ultrafast optics
    • Interconnects and switches

    Each week, the attendants (1) participate in a one-hour lecture given by the teacher and a one-hour exercise session, (2) read 20-30 pages of the book and solve 4 related exercises at home, (3) explain 2 exercise solutions per student in the classroom, and (4) evaluate the given presentations. At the end of the course, the attendants pass the exam. A detailed schedule is attached. The lectures and exercises sessions are to be held in Zoom.