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Advanced Optoelectronics


Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir


Click here for H. V. Demir's manifesto on teaching.
- To study state-of-the-art optoelectronic devices with an emphasis on innovation,
- To inspire innovation by walking students through generations of optoelectronic devices,
- To encourage to make new device designs and/or improve the designs of existing devices.
Course description:

Review of physics of optoelectronic devices including heterostructures, quantum processes for optical absorption,  emission and refraction, and junction theory.

Light-emitting diodes.

Semiconductor optical detectors.

Optical modulators.

Laser diodes.

Photonic switches.

Solar cells.

Note:This is a self-contained course. No prerequiste is necessary.