ECE 475 - Optoelectronic and Photovoltaic Devices

★ 3 (fi 8)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Faculty of Engineering

Basic optical properties of crystalline and amorphous semiconductor materials: energy band diagrams, optical constants. Recombination and light emission in semiconductors. Light emitting diodes: spectral characteristics, materials, and applications. Stimulated emission and laser oscillation conditions in semiconductors. Laser diodes: modal and spectral properties, steady state rate equations, materials and structures. Light absorption, optical to electrical energy conversion. Photovoltaic cells: fill factors and efficiency, temperature effects, alternative materials and structures. Prerequisite: ECE 302 or E E 340. Credit may be obtained in only one of ECE 475 or E E 475.

No syllabi

Winter Term 2024

Lectures

Section Capacity Class times Instructor(s)
LECTURE B1
(12429)
60
2024-01-08 - 2024-04-12 (TR)
09:30 - 10:50
MEC 3-1
Primary Instructor: Amina Hussein

Winter Term 2025

Lectures

Section Capacity Class times Instructor(s)
LECTURE B1
(72112)
60
2025-01-06 - 2025-04-09 (TR)
09:30 - 10:50
NRE 1-003