Electromagnetics and Photonics Concentration

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Graduate Studies Concentration in
Electromagnetics and Photonics

Students in the Electromagnetics & Photonics (EP) concentration focus on research and coursework in optics and electromagnetics; optoelectronic, microwave, millimeter-wave and terahertz devices and systems, device fabrication, and electro-magnetic measurement & characterization. The EP concentration is available to students in the MSECE and Ph.D. degree programs. Students in the EP concentration must complete the following:

Course Requirements

Required Courses

ELEG 648 – Advanced Engineering Electromagnetics 3 Credits
ELEG 682 – Optics and Photonics 3 Credits
ELEG 661 – Materials and Devices Seminar (each semester) 0 Credits

A minimum of two courses from the following:

ELEG 638 – Theory and Design of Diffractive Optics 3 Credits
ELEG 640 – Opto-Electronics 3 Credits
ELEG 641 – Antenna Theory and Design 3 Credits
ELEG 646 – Nanoelectronic Device Principles 3 Credits
ELEG 627 – THz and MMW Light Generation and Detection 3 Credits
ELEG 622 – Electronic Materials Processing 3 Credits
ELEG 842 – RF and Microwave Technology 3 Credits
ELEG 853 – Integrated Optics 3 Credits
ELEG 855 – Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Technology 3 Credits

General Requirements

Students must also complete the general degree requirements as detailed in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Graduate Policy and University Catalog. These requirements include credit requirements and, for Ph.D. and thesis option MSECE students, the carrying out of research and completion of a dissertation/thesis.