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

Final results are now in

Final grades can be found in the office L208.

To obtain the Schein, please fill the standard Schein out completely and also an evaluation form of the lecture/tutorials. Bring both documents together to the office L208. The Schein will then be filled out within one week.

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