Academic Year 2016/2017 - 1° Year - Curriculum FISICA DELLA MATERIA
Teaching Staff: Francesco PRIOLO and Salvatore MIRABELLA
Credit Value: 6
Scientific field: FIS/03 - Physics of matter
Taught classes: 42 hours
Term / Semester:

Learning Objectives

Objective of the course is to give the fundamentals of photonics, the science at the basis of emission, control and detection of light quanta.

Detailed Course Content

Absorbance, spontaneous emission and stimulated emission - Optical amplifiers – atomic lasers – p-n junction - LEDs - semiconductor lasers – photon detectors – solar cells – optical waveguides – optical fibers - optical modulators – photonic crystals - nanocavities

Textbook Information

Saleh & Teich, Fundamentals of Photonics, John Wiley & Sons Inc.