Academic Catalog

EE495 FUNDAMENTALS OF PHOTONICS

Course Code: 5670495
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(3-2)
ECTS Credit: 7.0
Department: Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr SELUK YERC
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5670303
The course set above should be completed before taking EE495 FUNDAMENTALS OF PHOTONICS .

Course Content

Ray optics, ray transfer matrix, wave optics, interference and diffraction; beam optics; electromagnetic optics; electromagnetic waves in nonlinear, inhomogeneous, and dispersive media; Lorentz and Drude models; polarization optics; Jones matrix representation of polarization; interaction of photons with atoms; Einstein coefficients; light amplification and lasers; laser types.