The micro-photonics part of the course will cover the application of optical fibres outside of the telecommunications applications (covered in ENGN4513) and includes architecture, astronomy a wide range of fibre sensors and applications in architecture, astronomy, automotive, aerospace and structural health (bridges, ships). Bio-Photonics will cover the increasing use of fibre optics in medical procedures and diagnostics including endoscopy, laser therapy and dosimetry. The nano-photonics part of the course will include carbon wires, lithography, photonic crystals, and nanofibres and devices. Laboratory work covers both hands-on, fibre-based experiments and software simulations.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Explain the operation of sensor systems
- Explain the use of fibres in medicine and nanophotonics
- Quantify the above.
Assignments (20%); Laboratories (30%); Final Exam (50%)
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Twenty four lectures, six tutorials and twenty four hours laboratory sessions
Requisite and Incompatibility
First and second year physics
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