CE833 Photonic Devices

Course Name: 

CE833 Photonic Devices


M.Tech (CE)


Elective (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Importance of optical/photonic devices and OEICs, Thin film or channel waveguides and their fabrication techniques; Electro-optic modulation; Acousto-optic modulation; Magneto-optic modulation. Optical processes in semiconductors:e-h pair formation and recombination;Franz-Keldish & Stark effect; Quantum well structures. LEDs and LDs: Structure, device performance, modulation Characteristics, drive circuits.Photo-detectors: pin & APDs(review);noise and sensitivity. High speed operation. Modulation and switching of LDs: SEEDs, Electro-optic modulators,QW modulators, Bistable devices. OEICs: fabrication, some specific OEICs(integrated LD,modulators,transmitter) Amplifiers: Semiconductor amplifiers, EDFA


Pallab Bhattacharyya, Semiconductor OE devices, PHI, 1995
A.K.Ghatak and K.Thyagarajan, Optical Electronics, Cambridge University Press, 1989
B. E. A. Saleh, M. C. Teich, Fundamentals of photonics, Wiley Inter science, 1991.
J. Singh, Optoelectronics: An introduction to materials & devices, McGraw Hill, 1996.
J. Wilson & J. F. B. Hawkes, Optoelectronics: An introduction, Prentice Hall India, 1992.

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