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6.602 Fundamentals of Photonics

Prereq: 2.71, 6.013, or 8.07
Acad Year 2017-2018: Not offered
Acad Year 2018-2019: U (Fall)

12 Units

Covers the fundamentals of optics and the interaction of light and matter, leading to devices such as light emitting diodes, optical amplifiers, and lasers. Topics include classical ray, wave, beam, and Fourier optics; Maxwell's electromagnetic waves; resonators; quantum theory of photons; light-matter interaction; laser amplification; lasers; and semiconductors optoelectronics. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.

D. R. Englund

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Subject meets with 6.621