|Flow||F - Physics|
|Category||Obligatory by selection|
|Class Hours - Lab Hours||2 - 2|
|Lecturers||Ioanna Zergioti (School of AMPS)|
Physical optics, photons, optical properties of solids, optical absorption mechanisms, photoconductivity mechanisms, optical and optoelectronic materials, spontaneous and stimulated emission, absorption, fluorescence, phosphorescence, luminescence, coherent and incoherent sources, displays, radiation detectors, noise and electronics of detectors, CCDs, image intensifiers, I2 devices, thermal imagers, couplers, modulators, liquid crystals, plasma devices, integrated optics, optical bistability, photonic logic, photomultipliers, phototransistors, photothyristors, vidicons, introduction to optical fibers - optical communications, introduction to lasers and their applications. The course includes laboratory exercises.