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ELE782 - Optical Systems

2022-2023 Fall term information
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ELE782 - Optical Systems
Program Theoretýcal hours Practical hours Local credit ECTS credit
PhD 3 0 3 10
Obligation : Elective
Prerequisite courses : -
Concurrent courses : -
Delivery modes : Face-to-Face
Learning and teaching strategies : Lecture, Question and Answer, Preparing and/or Presenting Reports
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 : A student completing the course successfully will Have basic electromagnetic and optical theory background L.0.2. Have the ability to follow current literature L.0.3. Have detailed information on one of the current researh topics on optical applications and prepare presentation L.0.4. Comment on basic optical system design principles in real-life applications L.0.5. 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 14 3
Laboratory 0 0
Application 0 0
Field activities 14 8
Specific practical training 0 0
Assignments 4 3
Presentation 0 0
Project 0 0
Seminar 1 25
Quiz 0 0
Midterms 1 30
Final exam 0 30
Total 99
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade success 69
Percentage of final exam contributing grade success 30
Total 99
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 9 126
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 46 46
Total workload 35 126 300
Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes
Key learning outcomes Contribution level
1 2 3 4 5
1. Has highest level of knowledge in certain areas of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
2. Has knowledge, skills and and competence to develop novel approaches in science and technology.
3. Follows the scientific literature, and the developments in his/her field, critically analyze, synthesize, interpret and apply them effectively in his/her research.
4. Can independently carry out all stages of a novel research project.
5. Designs, plans and manages novel research projects; can lead multidisiplinary projects.
6. Contributes to the science and technology literature.
7. Can present his/her ideas and works in written and oral forms effectively; in Turkish or English.
8. Is aware of his/her social responsibilities, evaluates scientific and technological developments with impartiality and ethical responsibility and disseminates them.
1: Lowest, 2: Low, 3: Average, 4: High, 5: Highest
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