Fakultät für Physik




Optoelectronics II – Overview

About the lecture

Time and place

Wed 8:15-9:00: Theresienstr. 37 room B046

Thu 8:15-9:45: Theresienstr. 37 room A249

Lecture Topics

  • Fundamentals
    • Semiconductor basics
    • Charge carrier transport and scattering
    • Optical properties of semiconductors
    • Excitons and field effects
    • Semiconductor interfaces
  • Optoelectronic devices
    • Light-emitting diodes (LEDs)
    • Laserdiodes
    • Photodetectors
    • Solar cells
    • Modulators, switches and amplifiers
    • Optical fibers
  • Optical data communication

In addition topics of current research will be covered.

Lecture Handouts


1. J. Singh, Semiconductor optoelectronics: physics and technology. McGraw-Hill, 1995.

2. S. O. Kasap, Optoelectronics & Photonics: Principles & Practices: International Edition. Pearson Higher Ed, 2013.


Optoelectronics II - Team

Lecture:      Dr. Alexander Urban

Exercises:   Dr. Alexander Urban

Tutors:        Bernhard Bohn, Alexander Richter

Verantwortlich für den Inhalt: Dr. Alexander S. Urban