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Deepen and Apply your Knowledge of Optical Devices. Analyze and design optical electronics that adapt for different optical environments with this Active Optical Devices offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Colorado Boulder.

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Overview

This Active Optical Devices specialization is designed to help you gain complete understanding of active optical devices by clearly defining and interconnecting the fundamental physical mechanisms, device design principles, and device performance. You will study and gain active experience with light emitting semiconductor devices like light emitting diodes and lasers, nanophotonics, optical detectors, and displays.

This Active Optical Devices offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Colorado Boulder is designed to help you gain complete understanding of active optical devices by clearly defining and interconnecting the fundamental physical mechanisms, device design principles, and device performance. You will study and gain active experience with light emitting semiconductor devices like light emitting diodes and lasers, nanophotonics, optical detectors, and displays.

Specialization Learning Outcomes:

  • Analyze and design semiconductor light sources, and surrounding optical systems
  • Analyze and design detection systems for LIDAR, microscopy and cameras
  • Analyze and design systems for optical device systems that can adapt to the environment at hand.
  • Use lasers and optical electronics in electronic systems through an understanding of the interaction of light and atoms, laser rate equations and noise in photo-detection.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Light Emitting Diodes and Semiconductor Lasers
  • Nanophotonics and Detectors
  • Displays

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 4 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

Advanced Level

  • Some undergraduate-level math and physics, along with some basics of electrical engineering

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 4 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 4 months.

Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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