Introduction to photonic concepts and applications. In particular, high quality factor optical resonators, photonic crystals, microresonators, statistical and photon optics, spontaneous and stimulated emission, semiconductor lasers and detectors, modulators and optical switches are discussed. Finally, the concept of photons and the quantum states of light are presented.
Prerequisite: ENEE380 and ENEE381; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Semesters OfferedSpring 2021, Spring 2022, Spring 2023