Core courses 2 University of Bordeaux
Core courses provide a comprehensive education in laser systems, lightmatter interaction, photonics, materials properties.
Bachelor in Physics
Written exams in December - 2 written assignments (40% of the final grade) - One 2-hours exam (60% of the final grade)
Choice of:A) SOLID STATE PHYSICS AND PHYSICS OF MATERIALS (6ECTS) - Semiconductor band structure - Electronic properties of metals and semiconductors - Crystal vibrations. Phonon. Electron-phonon coupling andphoton-phonon coupling - Optical properties of semiconductors - Light emitting diodes and laser diodes - Superconductivity - MagnetismB) BASIC CONCEPTS OF PHOTONICS AND OPTOELECTRONICS (6ECTS) - Modulation of light; Elliptical polarization, birefringence;Optical activity, electro‐, magnetic and acousto‐optic effects anddevices. - Nonlinear crystals; Scanning and switching; Display devices‐CRT, LED, plasma, flat‐screen and LCD displays. - Fibre optical waveguides‐ planar dielectric, optical fibre;Dispersion and losses in optical fibre; Fibre modes; Fibre jointingand connectors. - Measurement of fibre characteristics; Fibre materials andfabrication. - Optical communication systems‐ analogue and digitalmodulation, free space communication; Fibre optical communicationsystems: fibre‐to‐the‐home, FTTH, Ethernet, LAN, metro and longhaul; Optical fibre amplifiers; Non‐communication applications offibres. - Integrated optics‐ channel or strip waveguides,distributed‐feedback lasers, couplers, modulators and switches;Planar optical devices; Surface emitting lasers - Photo detectors‐ thermal and quantum - Polymer electronics - Optoelectronic properties - Optoelectronic devices
Lectures. - 53 contact hours (51 lectures, 2 exams) - 204 hours self-study (102 private reading, 51 writing assessment, 34 exam preparation, 17 group work preparation)
Online Course Requirement
https://light-st.u-bordeaux.fr/Duration: 4 monthsLanguage of instruction: EnglishMode of delivery: In-class learning, written assignments, written exams
Site for Inquiry
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