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||Propagation of light in confined geometries, planar waveguides, Optical fibers and their design, Linear and Nonlinear wave propagation in Fibers, Optical Solitons, Directional couplers, Fiber Bragg gratings, Fiber-optic communication systems.Generation of light in semiconductors, Electroluniscence, p-n junction and hetrostructure LEDs, their properties and modulation, Semi-conductor lasers (p-n junction diode, MQW and DFB lasers) and their modulation, Semiconductor Amplifiers.Photo-chemical effects, CDROMS, Magneto Optic memories, Persistent spectral hole burning and data storage.Photo detectors – thermal and quantum devices, Noise in light detectors.Coherent and squeezed states of light, Quantum nondemolition measurement, correlated photons, Entanglement and applications to quantum information processing, Coherent control of physical processes.