Објавено: October 12, 2018
  1.    Course Title Optoelectronics
  2.    Code 3ФЕИТ05Л029
  3.    Study program KHIE
  4.    Organizer of the study program (unit, institute, department) Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies
  5.    Degree (first, second, third cycle) First cycle
  6.    Academic year/semester III/6   7.    Number of ECTS credits 6.00
  8.    Lecturer Dr Katerina Raleva
  9.    Course Prerequisites

10.    Course Goals (acquired competencies):  Knowledge of the principles of optoelectronic elements. Able to analyze and design electronic circuits with opto-elements.

11.    Course Syllabus: Introduction to optoelectronics. Properties of light. Overview of physics of semiconductors and pn-junction. Optical injection. Generation-recombination processes in semiconductors. LED diodes – structure,principles of operation, electrical and optical characteristics. Architecture of commercial LEDs. White LED. Drivers for LED for low and high voltages. Drivers for RGB LED. Driving LED matrices.  Principle of generating laser light. Laser diode – structure, electrical and optical characteristics. Driving circuits with APC for laser diodes. Photodetectors (photoresistors, photodiodes, phototransistors, optocouplers). Noises in photodetectors. Photoresistor as an element in driving circuits. IR diodes and detectors – applications. Optocouplers in digital (switching) and in analog mode. Solar cells – analysis of pn-junction sollar cel and structures. Operating voltage and current, fill factor and efficiency. CMOS and CCD image sensors.

12.    Learning methods:  
13.    Total number of course hours 3 + 1 + 1 + 0
14.    Distribution of course hours 180
15.    Forms of teaching 15.1. Lectures-theoretical teaching 45
15.2. Exercises (laboratory, practice classes), seminars, teamwork 30
16.    Other course activities 16.1. Projects, seminar papers 20
16.2. Individual tasks 15
16.3. Homework and self-learning 70
17.    Grading 17.1. Exams 20
17.2. Seminar work/project (presentation: written and oral) 10
17.3. Activity and participation 10
17.4. Final exam 60
18.    Grading criteria (points) up to 50 points     5 (five) (F)
from 51 to 60 points     6 (six) (E)
from 61 to 70 points     7 (seven) (D)
from 71 to 80 points     8 (eight) (C)
from 81 to 90 points     9 (nine) (B)
from 91 to 100 points   10 (ten) (A)
19.    Conditions for acquiring teacher’s signature and for taking final exam Lectures and tutorials attendance and successful completion of lab exercises.
20.  Forms of assessment During the semester, two partial written exams are provided (at the middle and at the end of the semester, lasting 120 minutes), tests and a test from laboratory exercises (after the exercises). The points from the partial exams and tests, the points from the homework assignments and the points from the laboratory exercises are included in the final grade.
In the planned exam sessions, a written exam is taken (duration 180 minutes). The final grade includes points from the written exam and tests, points from the homework assignments and points from the laboratory exercises
21.    Language Macedonian and English
22.    Method of monitoring of teaching quality Internal evaluation and surveys.
23.    Literature
23.1. Required Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 S.O. Kasap Optoelectronics and Photonics: Principles and Practices , 2nd edition Pearson Education 2013
2 S.M. Sze, K.K. Ng Physics of Semiconductor Devices , 3th edition John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2006