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ELE682 - Optical Systems

2022-2023 Fall term information
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ELE682 - Optical Systems
Program Theoretýcal hours Practical hours Local credit ECTS credit
MS 3 0 3 8
Obligation : Elective
Prerequisite courses : -
Concurrent courses : -
Delivery modes : Face-to-Face
Learning and teaching strategies : Lecture, Question and Answer, Preparing and/or Presenting Reports, Problem Solving
Course objective : It is aimed to give the following topics to the students in order to understand current optical applications; Basic Optical Theories Interference, Theory and Applications Fourier Optics and Applications Diffraction Theory and Applications Optical Wavequides and Analysis of Modal Propagation Fiber Optical Communication System Principles Thin Film Optical Filter Design Other Optical Systems and Design Principles
Learning outcomes : Have basic electromagnetic and optical theory background Have the ability to follow current literature Have detailed information on one of the current researh topics on optical applications and prepare presentation Comment on basic optical system design principles in real-life applications Use his knowledge to follow and improve future designs
Course content : Basic Optical Theories (Ray Optics, Wave Optics, Electromagnetic Optic, Quantum Optics) Interference, Theory and Applications Fourier Optics and Applications Diffraction Theory and Applications Optical Wavequides and Analysis of Modal Propagation Fiber Optical Communication System Principles Thin Film Optical Filter Design Other Optical Systems and Design Principles
References : Saleh, B. E. A., Teich, M., Fundamentals of Photonics, Wiley, 1999.; Kasap, S., Optoelectronics and Photonics, Prentice Hall, 2000.
Course Outline Weekly
Weeks Topics
1 Review of basics of optic
2 Review of basics of optic
3 Interference, Theory and Applications
4 Basics of Fourer optics
5 Optical Fourier transform and back transform, lens systems
6 Holography principles
7 Basic diffraction theory
8 Design of diffraction gratings using wave optic
9 Introduction to planar optical wavequides, wave propagation principles and mode concept
10 Fiber optical wavequides and analysis of modal propagation
11 Fiber optical wavequides and analysis of modal propagation
12 Fiber optical communication system principles
13 Thin film optical filter design
14 Examples of current optical applications (presentations)
15 Final exam
16 Final exam
Assessment Methods
Course activities Number Percentage
Attendance 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Application 0 0
Field activities 0 0
Specific practical training 0 0
Assignments 4 15
Presentation 1 20
Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Midterms 1 25
Final exam 1 40
Total 100
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade success 60
Percentage of final exam contributing grade success 40
Total 100
Workload and ECTS Calculation
Course activities Number Duration (hours) Total workload
Course Duration 14 3 42
Laboratory 0 0 0
Application 0 0 0
Specific practical training 0 0 0
Field activities 0 0 0
Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, etc.) 14 5 70
Presentation / Seminar Preparation 1 30 30
Project 0 0 0
Homework assignment 4 6 24
Quiz 0 0 0
Midterms (Study duration) 1 32 32
Final Exam (Study duration) 1 42 42
Total workload 35 118 240
Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes
Key learning outcomes Contribution level
1 2 3 4 5
1. Has general and detailed knowledge in certain areas of Electrical and Electronics Engineering in addition to the required fundamental knowledge.
2. Solves complex engineering problems which require high level of analysis and synthesis skills using theoretical and experimental knowledge in mathematics, sciences and Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
3. Follows and interprets scientific literature and uses them efficiently for the solution of engineering problems.
4. Designs and runs research projects, analyzes and interprets the results.
5. Designs, plans, and manages high level research projects; leads multidiciplinary projects.
6. Produces novel solutions for problems.
7. Can analyze and interpret complex or missing data and use this skill in multidiciplinary projects.
8. Follows technological developments, improves him/herself , easily adapts to new conditions.
9. Is aware of ethical, social and environmental impacts of his/her work.
10. Can present his/her ideas and works in written and oral form effectively; uses English effectively.
1: Lowest, 2: Low, 3: Average, 4: High, 5: Highest
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