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ELE 682 Optical Systems
2017-2018 Fall term information

The course is open this term
Section:
Supervisor(s):Dr. Çiğdem Seçkin Gürel
PlaceDayHours
E9Monday09:00 - 11:45

Timing data are obtained using weekly schedule program tables. To make sure whether the course is cancelled or time-shifted for a specific week one should consult the supervisor and/or follow the announcements.

Course definition tables are extracted from the ECTS Course Catalog web site of Hacettepe University (http://ects.hacettepe.edu.tr) in real-time and displayed here. Please check the appropriate page on the original site against any technical problems.

ELE682 - OPTICAL SYSTEMS

Course Name Code Semester Theory
(hours/week)
Application
(hours/week)
Credit ECTS
OPTICAL SYSTEMS ELE682 Any Semester/Year 3 0 3 8
Prerequisite(s)-
Course languageTurkish
Course typeElective 
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-Face 
Learning and teaching strategiesLecture
Question and Answer
Preparing and/or Presenting Reports
Problem Solving
 
Instructor (s)Assoc. Prof. Dr. Çiğdem Seçkin Gürel 
Course objectiveIt is aimed to give the following topics to the students in order to understand current optical applications; Basic Optical Theories Interference, Theory and Applications Fourier Optics and Applications Diffraction Theory and Applications Optical Wavequides and Analysis of Modal Propagation Fiber Optical Communication System Principles Thin Film Optical Filter Design Other Optical Systems and Design Principles  
Learning outcomes
  1. Have basic electromagnetic and optical theory background
  2. Have the ability to follow current literature
  3. Have detailed information on one of the current researh topics on optical applications and prepare presentation
  4. Comment on basic optical system design principles in real-life applications
  5. Use his knowledge to follow and improve future designs
Course ContentBasic Optical Theories (Ray Optics, Wave Optics, Electromagnetic Optic, Quantum Optics)
Interference, Theory and Applications
Fourier Optics and Applications
Diffraction Theory and Applications
Optical Wavequides and Analysis of Modal Propagation
Fiber Optical Communication System Principles
Thin Film Optical Filter Design
Other Optical Systems and Design Principles
 
ReferencesSaleh, B. E. A., Teich, M., Fundamentals of Photonics, Wiley, 1999.
Kasap, S., Optoelectronics and Photonics, Prentice Hall, 2000.
 

Course outline weekly

WeeksTopics
Week 1Review of basics of optic
Week 2Review of basics of optic
Week 3Interference, Theory and Applications
Week 4Basics of Fourer optics
Week 5Optical Fourier transform and back transform, lens systems
Week 6Holography principles
Week 7Basic diffraction theory
Week 8Design of diffraction gratings using wave optic
Week 9Introduction to planar optical wavequides, wave propagation principles and mode concept
Week 10Fiber optical wavequides and analysis of modal propagation
Week 11Fiber optical wavequides and analysis of modal propagation
Week 12Fiber optical communication system principles
Week 13Thin film optical filter design
Week 14Examples of current optical applications (presentations)
Week 15Final exam
Week 16Final exam

Assesment methods

Course activitiesNumberPercentage
Attendance00
Laboratory00
Application00
Field activities00
Specific practical training00
Assignments415
Presentation120
Project00
Seminar00
Midterms125
Final exam140
Total100
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade succes600
Percentage of final exam contributing grade succes400
Total0

Workload and ECTS calculation

Activities Number Duration (hour) Total Work Load
Course Duration (x14) 14 3 42
Laboratory 0 0 0
Application000
Specific practical training000
Field activities000
Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, ect)14570
Presentation / Seminar Preparation13030
Project000
Homework assignment4624
Midterms (Study duration)13232
Final Exam (Study duration) 14242
Total Workload35118213

Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes

D.9. Key Learning OutcomesContrubition level*
12345
1. Has general and detailed knowledge in certain areas of Electrical and Electronics Engineering in addition to the required fundamental knowledge. X   
2. Solves complex engineering problems which require high level of analysis and synthesis skills using theoretical and experimental knowledge in mathematics, sciences and Electrical and Electronics Engineering.   X 
3. Follows and interprets scientific literature and uses them efficiently for the solution of engineering problems.  X  
4. Designs and runs research projects, analyzes and interprets the results.  X  
5. Designs, plans, and manages high level research projects; leads multidiciplinary projects. X   
6. Produces novel solutions for problems.  X  
7. Can analyze and interpret complex or missing data and use this skill in multidiciplinary projects.  X  
8. Follows technological developments, improves him/herself , easily adapts to new conditions.   X  
9. Is aware of ethical, social and environmental impacts of his/her work. X   
10. Can present his/her ideas and works in written and oral form effectively; uses English effectively X   

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

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