Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Integrated optics

MICRO-522

Lecturer(s) :

Limberger Hans Georg

Language:

English

Summary

The course is an introduction into optical waveguide, their concepts and applications. The focus is on basic principles, waveguide modes, their coupling, periodic structures in optical waveguides, devices, and applications.

Content

  1. Electrodynamics fundamentals / Light waves at a boundary
  2. Planar waveguides
  3. Fiber optic modes
  4. Coupling of radiation to and from waveguides
  5. Fiber technology and basic devices
  6. Periodic structures in waveguides
  7. Coupled waves
  8. Optical fiber sensors
  9. Photonic crystal waveguides
  10. Integrated optical components, and applications

Keywords

Total internal reflection, planar waveguides, two dimensional waveguides, optical fiber, fiber sensors, coupled waves, photonic crystal waveguides, integrated optical components

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Bachelor in microengineering or in electrical and electronic engineering, or in physics.

Recommended courses

MICRO-420: Advanced optics

MICRO-421: Imaging optics

MICRO-422: Lasers and optics of nanostructures

MICRO-523: Optical radiation detection methods

Important concepts to start the course

Basics of optics, programming with MATLAB or similar, matrix calculations, Fourier transformation, electromagnetic waves, refraction and reflection, polarization, basics of geometrical optics, semiconductor physics, laser physics

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Ex cathedra lectures

Problem solving exercises

Peer instruction, Clickers

Expected student activities

Regular attendance to lectures and exercises

Regular attendance to problem solving exercises

Matlab programming of waveguide modes

Assessment methods

oral exam

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum No

Resources

Bibliography

Fundamentals of optical waveguides / Katsunari Okamoto, 2006
Fundamentals of photonics / B.E.A. Saleh, M. C. Teich, 2007
Integrated optics: theory and technology, vol. 33 / Hunsperger, 2009

Ressources en bibliothèque
Notes/Handbook

Handout of course slides

Websites
Moodle Link

In the programs

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German