University of California at Santa Cruz
Jack Baskin School of Engineering
Electrical Engineering Department

EE236: Integrated Biophotonics

Spring 2009

Last updated: 03/06/09


News

 

 


Instructor:

Holger Schmidt

Office:

245 Baskin Engineering Building

Phone:

(831) 459-1482

email:

hschmidt@soe.ucsc.edu

TA:

Discussion Section:

Lab Sections:

Lecture:

TTH 12 - 1:45, BE 169

Office Hours:

Text:

P. Yeh: Optical Waves in Layered Media, Wiley Intersciences

Reference Texts:

Prasad: Integrated biophotonics

Grading Policy:

20% homeowork, 30% midterm, 50% final

Notes:

Tentative Schedule

Lect.

Date

Topic

Reading Assignment

Home work due

1

03/31

Overview, Fluorescence and Raman scattering basics

 

2

04/02

Fluorescence and Raman spectroscopy

 

3

04/07

Single molecule detection

4

04/09

Optical Tweezers I

5

04/14

Optical Tweezers II

6

04/16

Basic relations, dielectric interfaces

ch. 1.1-1.4, 3.1-3.3

7

04/21

1D slab waveguides

11.1-11.2

8

04/23

Rectangular waveguides, cylindrical fiber

11.6-11.9

9

04/28

TIR waveguides I

2.1-2.3,11.4

10

04/30

TIR waveguides II

11

05/05

Midterm

12 

05/07

Layered media I

5.1-5.3

13

05/12

Layered media II

6.1-6.3

14

05/14

Bragg waveguides

11.3

15

05/19

ARROW waveguides I

16

05/21

ARROW waveguides II

 

17

05/26

Photonic crystals I

18 

05/28

Photonic crystals II

19

06/02

No class

20

06/04

Review and Outlook

Final exam in BE 169

 

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Academic Dishonesty and Cheating:

Any confirmed academic dishonesty including but not limited to copying homeworks or cheating on exams, will result in a no-pass or failing grade. You are encouraged to read the campus policies regarding academic integrity and dishonesty: http://www.ucsc.edu/academics/academic%5Fintegrity/graduate%5Fstudents/

Examples of cheating include (but are not limited to):

  • Sharing or copying results or other information during an examination.
  • Working on an exam before or after the official time allowed.
  • Submitting homework that is not your own work.
  • Reading another student's homework solution before it is due.
  • Allowing someone else to read your homework solution before the assignment is due.
  • Use homework solutions from previous years.

If there is any question as to whether a given action might be construed as cheating, see me before you engage in any such action or check the university policies on academic dishonesty.

Copyright: Holger Schmidt 2009