ECE 528 - Fiber and Integrated Optics

Description: Credit 4. Propagation in thin films and fibers; mode launching, coupling, and losses; sources, detectors,
modulators, interferometers; fabrication and measurement techniques; and fiber optics systems.

Prerequisites: ECE 520


  • Dielectric slab waveguide
  • Directional coupler
  • Step-index and graded-index cylindrical fibers
  • Anisotropic waveguides
  • Coupling mode theory
  • Numerical techniques for model analysis
  • Mode launching
  • Losses
  • Semiconductor optical sources
  • Detectors
  • Integrated optical devices
  • Fabrication, measurement and testing
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