University of Colorado at Boulder
University of Colorado at Boulder Search A to Z Campus Map CU Search Links
ECE Home
Course List
Contact Us

ECEN 4616 - Optoelectronic System Design

Catalog Data ECEN 4616 (3). Optoelectronic System Design. Examines optical components and electro-optic devices with the goal of integrating into well design optoelectronic systems. Sample systems include optical storage, zoom lenses, and telescopes.
(Meets with ECEN 5616.)
Credits and Design 3 credit hours. Elective course.
Prerequisite(s) ECEN 3400, Electromagnetic Fields and Waves
Textbook Mouroulis and Macdonald, Geometrical Optics and Optical Design, Oxford Press, 1997.
Course Objectives To impart to the student the necessary skills to incorporate devices into functional opto-electronic systems.
Topics Covered
  1. Review of reflection, refraction.
  2. Diffraction.
  3. Interference.
  4. Image forming systems (design).
  5. Fourier optics systems (design).
  6. Radiometry.
  7. Sources.
  8. Detectors and receivers design.
  9. Opto-electronic system design.

Last revised: 08-02-11, PM, ARP.