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EECS 598: Current Topics in Optoelectronics

Term: Winter 2009
Course No.: EECS 598
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor: Professor Pallab Bhattacharya

Course Description:

Graduate students and seniors specializing in the solid state/optoelectronics/optics areas are encouraged to enroll in this course. There will be lectures/seminars by the instructor and faculty members in SSEL conducting research in relevant areas. 3-4 lectures/seminars will be given by experts from outside the university. Some topics to be covered are:

  • Surface-emitting laser
  • Quantum dot lasers and amplifiers
  • Surface plasmon enhanced nanolasers
  • Spin polarized lasers
  • Quantum dot detectors
  • Organic light emitting diodes
  • Semiconductor laser applications and reliability Issues
  • Resonant cavity detectors

The lectures/seminars will cover device physics and technology, device characteristics and applications.

The first meeting will be on Tuesday, January 13, 2009.