Software Tools for Photonics

  • Course Type: Graduate Course
  • Semester Offered: Spring
Course Number: 
OPTI 503B
Units: 
3
Distance Course: 
Yes
Course Description: 
Many photonics software tools are available as off-the-shelf modeling programs, encompassing both active and passive photonics components. These products are now in use by a wide number of telecoms companies and laboratories around the world, helping to develop the next generation of telecoms components and systems. Experience in modeling enables the development of custom solutions for specialized industry telecommunication and photonics requirements.
Prerequisite(s): 
Familiarity with wave propagation analysis, component design and network architecture as taught in Photonic Communications Engineering I (OPTI 500 ABC)
Contact: 
Course Syllabus: 
Academic Integrity

According to the Arizona Code of Academic Integrity, “Integrity is expected of every student in all academic work. The guiding principle of academic integrity is that a student’s submitted work must be the student’s own.” Unless otherwise noted by the instructor, work for all assignments in this course must be conducted independently by each student. Co-authored work of any kind is unacceptable. Misappropriation of exams before or after they are given will be considered academics misconduct.

Misconduct of any kind will be prosecuted and may result in any or all of the following:

  • Reduction of grade
  • Failing grade
  • Referral to the Dean of Students for consideration of additional penalty, i.e., notation on a student’s transcript re: academic integrity violation, etc.
Students with Learning Disabilities

If a student is registered with the Disability Resource Center, he/she must submit appropriate documentation to the instructor if he/she is requesting reasonable accommodations.

The information contained in this syllabus may be subject to change with reasonable advance notice, as deemed appropriate by the instructor.