Optoelectronics

Course Code:

407

Semester:

Undergraduate Courses

Specialization Category:

Semester 4 ( ΜΕΥ )

Course Hours:

2+1

ECTS:

4

Course Outline

  • Introduction to the interactions of light with matter.
  • Photoelectric effect. Photoconductivity.
  • Light detectors.
  • Optical components: LEDs, liquid crystals (principles of operation and applications),
  • Phototransistors and photodiodes.
  • Optical fibers: Principles of operation and applications in medical technology.
  • Laser: Principles of operation, optical cavities, applications in medicine.
  • Special photometry issues.
  • Laser Safety: Risks, Hazards and control measures