Course details of EP 410 - Advanced Photonics

Course Name Advanced Photonics
Total Credits 6
Type T
Lecture 2
Tutorial 0
Practical 1
Selfstudy 0
Half Semester N
Prerequisite
Text Reference Baha E.A., Saleh and M.C. Teich, Fundamental of Photonics, John Wiley and Sons, 1991. M.O. Scully & M.S. Zubairy, Quantum Optics, Cambridge Univ. Press, 1997 A. Yariv, Optical Electronics, 4th ed. Holt Rinehart and Winston, 1991.
Description 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.
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