Electrical Engineering 232

Title Lightwave Devices
Units 3
Prerequisites 136 or equivalent; background in semiconductor physics.
Description Principle of semiconductor lasers. Modulation dynamics. Single frequency lasers. Fundamental AM and FM noise properties, linewidth. Tunable semiconductor lasers. Quantum well lasers. Electrooptic modulators and switches. Detectors. Integrated optoelectronic circuits. Optical amplifiers-semiconductor and Erbium fiber. Low coherence sources-superluminescent diodes. Tunable optical filters.
Sections Instructor Teaching Effectiveness How worthwhile was this course?
Spring 2016 Ming Wu 6.5 / 7 6.5 / 7
Spring 2015 Ming Wu 6.3 / 7 6.3 / 7
Fall 2013 Constance Chang-Hasnain 5.8 / 7 6.0 / 7
Fall 2012 Constance Chang-Hasnain 3.6 / 7 5.1 / 7
Fall 2010 Ming Wu 6.3 / 7 6.2 / 7
Fall 2009 Ming Wu 5.8 / 7 5.6 / 7
Fall 2008 Ming Wu 6.2 / 7 6.2 / 7
Fall 2007 Ming Wu 6.1 / 7 6.6 / 7
Fall 2006 Ming Wu 6.1 / 7 5.7 / 7
Fall 2005 Ming Wu 5.6 / 7 5.9 / 7
Spring 2003 Constance Chang-Hasnain 6.4 / 7 6.8 / 7
Spring 2001 Constance Chang-Hasnain 4.7 / 7 4.7 / 7
Spring 2000 E. Garmire 5.0 / 7 5.2 / 7
Spring 1998 Constance Chang-Hasnain 5.7 / 7 6.1 / 7
Fall 1995 Kam Y. Lau 5.9 / 7 5.9 / 7
Fall 1994 Kam Y. Lau 6.5 / 7 6.5 / 7
Fall 1993 Kam Y. Lau 5.4 / 7 5.3 / 7
Fall 1992 Kam Y. Lau 5.6 / 7 4.9 / 7
Overall Rating Teaching Effectiveness How worthwhile was this course?
5.8 / 7 5.9 / 7
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