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Optical Waveguides

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Syllabus:    

Rays and Optical Beams

          Introduction to ray optics, optical beam, Gaussian beam

Planar Waveguides

Planar mirror waveguides, Planar dielectric waveguides, Two dimensional waveguides, TE and TM Confined Modes in symmetric Slab Waveguides, TE and TM Confined Modes in Asymmetric Slab Waveguides,

Numerical methods

               Effective index method, Beam propagation method

Optical fibers

Fiber modes, Step index fiber, Multimode fiber, Attenuation in Silica Fibers, Waveguide Dispersion in Optical Fibers, Optical Coupling in Waveguides

Photonic Crystal waveguides

                Periodic structures, photonic crystals, Holy fiber

Plasmonic waveguides

           Plasmonic structures,

 

 


 

References:    

 

1-    B.E.A. Saleh, Teich, Fundamentals of Photonics, and M.C. Wiley, 1991

2-   Yariv and P. Yeh. Optical Electronics in Modern Communications (6th ed), Oxford.

3-   E. Hetch, Optics, Addisson Wesley 2000

4-  S.A. Maier, Plasmonics: fundamentals and applications, Springer, 2007.

 

 

 

 

Prerequisites: 

Electronics 1 and 2

Grading Policy: 

Midterm Exam: 30%

Final Exam: 40%

Homeworks; 20%

Project:20%

Time: 

TBA

Term: 
Winter 2013
Grade: 
Graduate