## Computational Optoelectronics Course

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1 2 3 4 - = Computational Optoelectronics Course = - This course teaches the users the basic principles of operation of solar cells, light-emitting diodes, photodetectors and VCSELS. For some of these devices numerical implementation details are given and source codes are provided together with simulation examples. The outline of topics covered is as follows: + [[Image(solar_panel.jpg)]] [[Image(photodetector.bmp)]] [[Image(lasers.bmp)]] - + - === Quantum Mechanics Review === + - [[Resource(9101)]] - [[Resource(9103)]] + This course teaches the students the basic principles for the operation of solar cells, light-emitting diodes, photodetectors and VCSELS. For some of these devices, numerical implementation details are given and source codes are provided together with simulation examples. The outline of topics covered is as follows: - Tsu-Esaki Formula Derivation + ---- - Quantum Wells and Heterostructures + == 1. Quantum Mechanics Review == + [[Image(pe.png)]] - [[Resource(9206)]] + * [[Resource(9101)]] + + * [[Resource(9103)]] + + * Tsu-Esaki Formula Derivation + + * [[Resource(9410)]] + + * [[Resource(9206)]] - [[Resource(9203)]] + * [[Resource(9203)]] - === Bandstructure Calculation === + + ---- + + == 2. Band Structure Calculation == + [[Image(bandstructure.jpg, 400px)]] - [[Resource(9003)]] + * [[Resource(9003)]] - [[Resource(1506)]] + * [[Resource(1506)]] - [[Resource(4882)]] + * [[Resource(4882)]] - [[Resource(8999)]] + * [[Resource(8999)]] - Description of the k.p Method + * [[Resource(9454)]] - [[Resource(9122)]] + * [[Resource(9122)]] - === Solar Cells === + ---- + + == 3. Solar Cells == + [[Image(solarcells.jpg, 400px)]] + * [[Resource(9001)]] - [[Resource(9001)]] + * [[Resource(9328)]] - Solar Cells Described + * [[Resource(9219)]] - [[Resource(9219)]] + * [[Resource(10791)]] + + * [[Resource(9119)]] + + * [[Resource(10770)]] - === Photodetectors === + ---- + + == 4. Photodetectors == + [[Image(photodetectors.jpg, 400px)]] + + * [[Resource(9142)]] + + + + ---- + + == 5. Light Emitting Diodes == + [[Image(led1.bmp)]] [[Image(led2.bmp)]] + + + + + ---- + + == 6. Lasers == + [[Image(lasers.bmp)]] [[Image(lasdiode.gif, 200px)]] + + + + + ---- + + == Suggested Reading: == - [[Resource(9142)]] + * D. K. Ferry. (2001). ''Quantum Mechanics: An Introduction for Device Physicists and Electrical Engineers''. 2nd ed. Bristol (UK): Institute of Physics Publishing. + * [[Resource(4911)]] + * [[Resource(4923)]] - === Light Emitting Diodes === + * [[Resource(4934)]] + * [[Resource(4829)]] + * [[Resource(4982)]] - === Lasers === + * [[Resource(4882)]]