6.621 Fundamentals of Photonics
Covers the fundamentals of optics and the interaction of light and matter, leading to devices such as light emitting diodes, optical amplifiers, and lasers. Topics include classical ray, wave, beam, and Fourier optics; Maxwell's electromagnetic waves; resonators; quantum theory of photons; light-matter interaction; laser amplification; lasers; and semiconductors optoelectronics. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.
6.621 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by D. R. Englund.
Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 35-308.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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