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Course syllabus B-OPTEL - Optoelectronics (FEEIT - WS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Course unit code: B-OPTEL
Course unit title: Optoelectronics
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly (on-site method)
seminar2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 6
Recommended semester/trimester: Electronics - bachelor (compulsory), 5. semester
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods:
Obtaining the credit by active presentation at the excercises, passing the test and finishing the project - 30 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The goal of subject is to educate students to understand the properties of optical radiation and the principles of optoelectronics devices and lasers. Within the scope of the subject students become familiar with the principle of optoelectronics devices and lasers operation and their application in optoelectronic systems for information technology, industrial and medical applications.
Course contents:
Optoelectronics -- basic concept. Spectra. Propagation of optical wave, absorption and transmission. Snell's law.
Radiometry and photometry. Quantities describing optical transmission. Equilibrium and non-equilibrium state of quantum system. Detectors of optical transmission. Thermal and quantum photodetectors. Basic types of photodetector connection in electronic circuits.
Electroluminiscent diod -- principle, construction. Basic parameters and applications.
Types of display, their application. Circuits with LED and LCD diplays. Optrons.
Optical fibers and their application. Optical fiber sensors. Optical fibers in automobiles.
Principles of optical transfer of information. Optical fiber communication systems.
Basic theory of lasers. Types of lasers. Optical resonant circuits. Spectra of laser. Mode selection. Coherence and polarization of laser. Solid state lasers, YAG:Nd and Rubin laser. Gas lasers. Semiconductor lasers and their applications. Industrial applications of lasers -- thermal processing, welding, cutting, drilling and signing. Lasers applications in metrology and diagnostics.
Recommended or required reading:
YARIV, A. -- YEH, P. Photonics. Optical Electronics in Modern Communications. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007. 836 p.
ROGERS, A. Essentials of optoelectronics: With applications. London : Chapman and Hall, 1997. 468 p. ISBN 0-412-40890-2.
YOUNG, M. Optics and lasers : Including fibers and opcical waveguides. Berlin: Springer Verlag, 2000. 498 p. ISBN 3-540-55010-0.

Language of instruction: slovak or english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 168

7,7 %6,5 %13,7 %35,7 %33,3 %3,1 %
Name of lecturer(s): Ing. Martin Feiler (instructor) - slovak, english
Ing. Filip Chymo (instructor) - slovak, english
doc. Ing. Jaroslav Kováč, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer) - slovak, english
prof. Ing. František Uherek, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course, tutor) - slovak, english
Last modification: 7. 5. 2019
Supervisor: prof. Ing. František Uherek, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by RNDr. Marian Puškár on 05/07/2019.

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