Curriculum

M.S. & Ph.D. in Electro-Optics

Plan of Study

University Catalog for Electro-Optics (M.S., Ph.D.)

Course Information

EOP 510. Contemporary Topics in Electro-Optics and Photonics. 0 Hours

Discussion, inquiry and feedback of research progress towards a thesis in electro-optics and photonics; Review of background research literature; Discussion of experimental or computation methods and results; Presentation of research progress reports; Review of laboratory safety protocols; Participation in technical conferences and professional workshops and/or Stander Symposium.

EOP 532. Optical Thin Film Design

Fundamental principles of optical thin film design and interference filters including: single-layer and multi-layer anti-reflection designs; High-reflection multi-layer designs; Broad band reflectors; High-pass & low-pass filters; Line filters; Bandpass filters; Metal film designs; Design methods for oblique incidence; Thin film beam splitters; Numerical methods and optimization; Thin film manufacturing methods.

EOP 533. Principles of Nanofabrication

Basic principles of processes used in microelectronic and photonic device fabrication: vacuum systems, plasma processes, physical and chemical vapor deposition, properties of silicon and other substrate materials, photolithography and non-optical lithography, wet chemical and plasma etching, thermal oxidation of silicon, semiconductor doping, ion implantation, metallization, electrical contacts and micro-metrology.

EOP 598. Non-thesis Research Project. 0 Hours

Research project on a selected topic for non-thesis MS students; Review of relevant research literature; Preparation of a written project report and an oral presentation to the student exam committee. Prerequisite(s): EOP 500.

EOP 610. Advanced Topics in Electro-Optics and Photonics. 0 Hours

Discussion, inquiry and feedback of research progress towards a dissertation in electro-optics and photonics; Review of background research literature; Discussion of experimental or computation methods and results; Presentation of research progress reports; Review of laboratory safety protocols; Participation in technical conferences and professional workshops; Preparation, submission and acceptance of a technical article, with student as lead author, in a peer-reviewed journal in Electro-Optics and Photonics.

CONTACT

Electro-Optics and Photonics, Dr. Partha Banerjee, Department Chair

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Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2951
937-229-2797
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