Optoelectronics

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module builds on knowledge in the area of Optics and Spectroscopy.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

• Modulators: conversion of electrical signals to optical signals
• Light-emitting diodes
• Lasers including semiconductor -, gas – and dye lasers, and continuous-wave and pulsed lasers.
• Photodetectors
• Optical fibers: single-mode, multi-mode, and dispersion compensating
• Optical communication systems
• Dispersion, noise, loss mechanisms

Skills

Skills for solving problems within the above mentioned areas.

Competences

Competencies that will develop and strengthen knowledge and understanding of the theories and methods of optoelectronics within other fields. Based on given information the student must be able to discuss and argument using concepts from the field of optoelectronics.

Type of instruction

Lectures combined with theoretical exercises.



Extent and expected workload

This is a 5 ECTS course module and the work load is expected to be 150 hours for the student.
 

Exam

Exams

Name of examOptoelektronik
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.

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Facts about the module

Danish titleOptoelektronik
Module codeF-NAN-B6-6
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Mathematics, Physics and Nanotechnology
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science
SchoolSchool of Engineering and Science