Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Optoelectronics FIZ 441 7 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. İBRAHİM OKUR
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants All research assitants in department of physics.
Course Category
Course Objective Goals To understand the phsical methodes and devices to modulate light. Also to understand the princaples of data processing, transmitting and storing in the field of optoelectronics and experimental set ups.
Course Content Optics, Solide state Phsics, Crystals, Polimers, Lasers
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Compares the physical properties of lasers with sun light’s Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Explains the possible changes in the polarisation of light, by interaction of light with optically active materials. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Describes physical properties of semiconductors used in LED and lasers. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Polarises the light in a different manner by using polarisors and wave plates. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 Describes the modulation of light by using different type modulators( such as Pockels and Kerr e-o modulators). Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 Explains the working principles of varies display devices. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Light [1] Page 1-3
2 Elements Of Solid State Physics [1] Page 3-33
3 Modulation Of Light [1] Page 3-33
4 Nonlinear Optics [1] Page 34-84
5 Display Devices [1] Page 34-84
6 Liquid Crystal Display Devices [1] Page 34-84
7 Princaples of Lasers [1] Page 89-126
8 Laser Application [1] Page 89-126
10 Photodetectors [1] Page 130-170
11 Fiber Optic Wave-guides [1] Page 130-170
12 Prism-Coupling Wave-guide [1] Page 174-280
13 Optical Communication Systems [1] Page 282-336
14 Holography [1] Page 339-450
Course Notes [1] Okur, İbrahim, Optoelektronik, Değişim Yayınları, 2000, Adapazarı<br>[2] Okur, İbrahim, Lazerler, Değişim Yayınları, 2002, Adapazarı
Course Resources [2] Optoelektronics: An Introduction, J. Wilson, J.F.B. Hawkes,1983 Prentice-Hall International Inc
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Having enough background in engineering topics related to mathematics, science and their fields. Skill of using theoretical and applied knowledge with engineering solutions in the field, X
2 Identifing, determining, formulating and solving engineering problems. With this purpose choosing and applying analytical methods and modelling techniques, X
3 To analyze a system, a part of a system or a process itself and the skill of design under the given constrains in order to fulfill the specifications. In that direction, the skill of applying modern design techniques X
4 Skill of choosing and applying the modern techniques and vehicles needed by the engineering applications. Skill of using the information technology effectively. X
5 Skill of designing and performing an experiment, data acquisition, analyzing and interpreting results, X
6 Ability of accessing information and doing research. Skill of using databases and other information sources. X
7 Effective working ability both as an individual and as a part of a multi-disciplinary team, self-esteem on taking responsibility, X
8 Ability to make oral or written communication in Turkish. At least one foreign language knowledge, X
9 Consciousness of the necessity of the life time learning, following the developments in science and technology and ability of ones’ continous self renewal. X
10 Consciousness of occupational and ethical responsability, X
11 Consciousness on the subjects of project management, field applications, employees health, environment and work safety; awareness on legal consequences of engineering applications, X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 75
1. Kısa Sınav 5
2. Kısa Sınav 5
1. Ödev 15
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 8 8
Quiz 2 2 4
Assignment 1 15 15
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 133
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.32
dersAKTSKredisi 5