Fakultät für Physik




Optoelectronics I – Overview

About the lecture

Time and place

Tue 9.30-11.45

conference room in the Nano-Institute Munich at Königinstr. 10

 Semester start

The first lecture will start at 10:00 on Tuesday, 3rd November 2020. There will be no tutorials on that day.

The lecture will start in an online mode via Zoom. The details will be provided later.

The tutorials will start in the second week of the semester, also in an online mode.

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

In addition topics of current research will be covered. Please note that the lecture in the winter semester 2018/19 will cover the "inorganic" part. The organic part will follow in the summer semester 2020.


The exam is planned for 18th and 19th February 2021. The exam will be fully online, each student will give a 15 min presentation (+10 minutes for questions) on an assigned topic.

The registration for the exam has been closed.

Optoelectronics I - Team

Lecture:      Prof. Dr. Jochen Feldmann

Exercises:   Dr. Jacek Stolarczyk

Tutors:        Dr. Amrita Dey, Dr. Tushar Debnath, Ilka Vinçon

Verantwortlich für den Inhalt: Dr. Jacek Stolarczyk