Study of the operation of bipolar and field-effect devices in VLSI design. Study of photonic and opto-electronic devices used in transmission, modulation, demodulation and receivers. Principles, construction and design of lasers and their applications. Study of display devices, thin-film devices, imaging devices, transducers and micromachines and their interfacing. Sensor arrays and related system design.
Students are required to complete a project.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 547, 412.
Prerequisites: 320 or equivalent.
Graduate course in the Electrical Engineering program administered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.