Course Description

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsHours
6505097 Optical properties of Semiconductors 3.0 3
Description This course introduces the optical properties of solids, mainly semiconductors. The fundamental principles of absorption, reflection, luminescence and light scattering will be illustrated in terms of classical and quantum theories as appropriate. It mainly includes (1) Introduction (2) Classical propagation (3) Interband absorption (4) Excitons (5) Luminescence (6) Low-dimensional systems of semiconductors (7) Free electrons (8) Luminescence centers (9) Phonons (10)Nonlinear properties.