Generic Elective

Photonic Technologies and Applications

CODE
ΕΦΕ206
SEMESTER
8
HOURS per WEEK
3
ECTS CREDITS
4  (Erasmus+ course)
INSTRUCTOR

Konstantinos Vyrsokinos

Introduction to Photonic Technology

Photonics vs. Electronics: Similarities and differences

Materials of Photonic Technologies (LiNbO3, Si, Ge, GaAs, InP, Polymers)

Electromagnetic waves in nm scale

Optical fibers and waveguiding

Sources and detectors of light in Optical Fibers and Photonic Integrated Circuits (Lasers, Modulators, Photodiodes)

Passive elements in Photonic Integrated Circuits (waveguides, filters, Multiplexers/Demultiplexers, Couplers, Elements for coupling light with optical fibers, polarization splitters/combiners and rotators, Photonic Crystals

Linera and Non linear phenomena in Photonic Applications (Kerr, Pockels, 2nd Harmonic Generation)

Plasmonics and plasmonic waveguides

Integration Technologies for Photonic Circuits

Applications to Biology, Medicine and Imaging

Applications to Datacom, Telecom and Information transportation

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