Electrical Engineering 236A

Title Quantum and Optical Electronics
Units 3
Prerequisites 117A, Physics 137A or equivalent.
Description Interaction of radiation with atomic and semiconductor systems, density matrix treatment, semiclassical laser theory (Lamb's), laser resonators, specific laser systems, laser dynamics, Q-switching and mode-locking, noise in lasers and optical amplifiers. Nonlinear optics, phase-conjugation, electrooptics, acoustooptics and magnetooptics, coherent optics, stimulated Raman and Brillouin scattering.
Sections Instructor Teaching Effectiveness How worthwhile was this course?
Fall 2015 Eli Yablonovitch 5.6 / 7 6.0 / 7
Fall 2013 Eli Yablonovitch 5.4 / 7 5.9 / 7
Fall 2011 Eli Yablonovitch 5.4 / 7 6.2 / 7
Spring 2010 Eli Yablonovitch 5.3 / 7 6.2 / 7
Fall 2004 John Stephen Smith 4.7 / 7 5.4 / 7
Fall 2003 Jeffrey Bokor 6.0 / 7 5.8 / 7
Fall 2002 Jeffrey Bokor 5.8 / 7 5.4 / 7
Fall 2001 John Stephen Smith 5.8 / 7 5.6 / 7
Fall 2000 Ture K. Gustafson 5.4 / 7 6.5 / 7
Fall 1995 Ture K. Gustafson 3.3 / 7 5.2 / 7
Fall 1994 Ture K. Gustafson 3.2 / 7 3.7 / 7
Fall 1993 Ture K. Gustafson 5.2 / 7 5.2 / 7
Fall 1992 John Stephen Smith 3.7 / 7 4.4 / 7
Fall 1991 Joseph M. Kahn 4.5 / 7 4.8 / 7
Fall 1990 John Stephen Smith 4.2 / 7 4.7 / 7
Overall Rating Teaching Effectiveness How worthwhile was this course?
4.9 / 7 5.4 / 7
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