|Catalog Data||ECEN 5166 (3). Guided Wave Optics. Builds up the concepts necessary to understand guided wave optical systems. Topics include slab wave-guides, semiconductor lasers, fiber optics, and integrated optics.|
|Credits and Design||3 credit hours. Elective course.|
ECEN 5156, Physical Optics|
ECEN 4645 or ECEN 5645, Introduction to Optical Electronics
Guided Wave Optics, Mickelson, Van Nostrand Reinold,1993.
References: Light, Vol. 2, Haken; Optical Waveguide Theory, Snyder and Love
Additional references from the literature.
|Course Objectives||The course emphasizes unifying principles, especially those provided by coupled mode equations which can be used to describe diverse phenomena from laser dynamics to mechanically induced polarization coupling in fibers.|
Last revised: 08-02-11, PM, ARP.