Subject description - XP34TOS

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XP34TOS Technology of Optical Devices
Roles:S Extent of teaching:2P+2C
Department:13134 Language of teaching:CS
Guarantors:Prajzler V. Completion:ZK
Lecturers:Jeřábek V., Prajzler V. Credits:4
Tutors:Prajzler V. Semester:Z,L

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Preparation of optoelectronic materials and structures. Diagnostic and testing methods. Design and preparation of double heterostructures. Preparation of semiconductor waveguides. Preparation of LED's, lasers, photo-resistors. Preparation of QW structures. Design of dielectric waveguide structures. Preparation of dielectric waveguide structures. Design and preparation of optical radiation distributing structures. Design and preparation of optical radiation control structures. Measurement methods. Testing methods. Examples of semiconductor structures. Examples of dielectric structures.

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This course explores facets of modern materials and technology use for photonics device and structures. The course also gives information about fundamental optics and photonics and is focused on new modern waveguiding structures. Topics that are covered include the theory of optical planar and fiber waveguides, periodic structures in optical waveguides, structures with multimode interference and optical microresonators their concepts and applications.


Optoelectronics, Photonics, Optical materials, Technology

Course outlines:

1. Summary of fundamental optics and photonics
2. Fundamentals of the design for photonics structures
3. Planar optical waveguides
4. Fiber technology and basic devices
5. Material for photonics and optoelectronics - semiconductors, optical glass and crystals
6. Material for photonics and optoelectronics - optical glass and crystals
7. Material for photonics and optoelectronics - polymers
8. Technological approaches in photonics
9. Technological approaches for thick and thin layers
10. Technological approaches for nono photonics
11. Technological approaches for 3D printing
12. Technological approaches for wearable electronics and photonics
13. Diagnostic and testing methods - physical properties
14. Diagnostic and testing methods - optics properties

Exercises outline:

1. RSOFT practical introduction
2. RSOFT design
3. RSOFT design - individual project
4. RSOFT design - individual project
5. OPTICAD practical introduction
6. OPTICAD design - individual project
7. Technological approaches for photonics applications
8. Lithography technique - photolithography, deep ultraviolet photolithography and laser direct writing
9. Thin and nano layer deposition technique and etching
10. Characterisation techniques - 3D scan confocal raman spectrometer
11. Characterisation techniques - prism coupler
12. Characterisation techniques - output optical field measurement
13. Characterisation techniques - optical spectrum analyser
14. Project final presentation


S. O. Kasap, Ruda Harry E., B. Yann: Cambridge illustrated handbook of optoelectronics and photonics, Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009. ISBN: 978-0-521-81596-3
G. T. Reed: Silicon on Photonics, John Wiley&Sons Ltd 2008.
P. N. Prasad: Nanophotonics, Wiley-Interscience, 2004.
J. Hongrui, Z. Xuefeng: Microlenses : properties, fabrication and liquid lenses. Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2013. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3669-9.
S. Shōichi, O. Katsunari: New photonics technologies for the information age : the dream of ubiquitous services. Boston : Artech House, 2004. ISBN: 1-58053-696-4.
L. Pavesi, D.J. Lockwood: Silicon Photonics, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2004.


For successful completion of the course, it is necessary to submit a term work and passing an exam, which will consist of written and oral parts.


Optoelectronics, Photonics, Optical materials, Technology

Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
DOKP Common courses S
DOKK Common courses S

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