Academic Catalog

PHYS418 PRIN.OF MEASUREMENT AND INSTRUMENT.II

Course Code: 2300418
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(3-2)
ECTS Credit: 7.0
Department: Physics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. MEHMET PARLAK
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Fundamentals of light detectors. Photoconductors, photodiodes, and solar cells. Semiconductor UV light detectors. p-i-n detectors for visible light. Schottky type infrared detectors. Charge Couple Devices (CCD) for imaging. Semiconductor x-ray sensors. Gas sensors. Humidity sensors, Biosensors, Sound sensors and ultrasonic measurement systems.