**INSTRUCTOR
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Prof. Ming C. Wu

261M Cory Hall, (510) 643-0808, wu@eecs.berkeley.edu

http://www.eecs.berkeley.edu/~wu/

**LECTURES
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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
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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:
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http://www.eecs.berkeley.edu/Policies/acad.dis.shtml