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EECS 232 Lightwave Devices -- Fall 2005
Professor Ming C. Wu
University of California, Berkeley
Dept. Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences

 

INSTRUCTOR
Prof. Ming C. Wu
261M Cory Hall, (510) 643-0808, wu@eecs.berkeley.edu
http://www.eecs.berkeley.edu/~wu/

LECTURES
Monday and Wednesday - 3:30 to 5:00pm in 293 Cory

OFFICE HOURS
Tuesday and Thursday - 1:00 to 1:30pm in 261M Cory

TEXT
Shun Lien Chuang, Physics of Optoelectronic Devices, John Wiley and Sons, 1995

REFERENCES (On reserve at the Engineering Library)
Amnon Yariv, Optical electronics in modern communications, Oxford University Press, 1997
Pallab Bhattacharya, Semiconductor Optoelectronic Devices, Prentice Hall, 1994
Saleh & Teich, Fundamentals of Photonics, John Wiley & Sons, 1991 [This is a great introductory textbook for a quick review of materials you are not familiar with.]

COURSE OBJECTIVE
To develop a physical understanding of optoelectronic devices, including light-emitting diodes, semiconductor lasers, photodetectors, and modulators.
To explore the general skills for analyzing and designing semiconductor optoelectronic devices.

PREREQUISSITES
EECS 130 or equivalent: Simple pn-junction, semiconductor physics, concept of energy bands, Fermi levels.
EECS 117: recommended. Concept of dielectric waveguide, electromagnetic waves.

EXAM & GRADES
Homework 20%
Two Midterm Exams 20% (each)
Final Exam 40%

EECS Department Policy on Academic Dishonesty:
http://www.eecs.berkeley.edu/Policies/acad.dis.shtml