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Course Information
Course Unit Title : Optical Properties of Semiconductors
Course Unit Code : 01FZK5164
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : 1
Semester : 1.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : 1) understanding of the Intrinsic interband absorbtion
2) understanding of the Free carrier absorbtion
3) understanding of the impurity absorbtion
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Optıcal proporties of the semiconductors, maxwell?s equations, Interband magneto absorbtion Dialectric function of crystal
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals :
Course Aims : The main objective of this course is to provide the student with a clear and logical presentation of the basic concepts of of the electromagnetic response of matter.
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook :
Additional Resources : M.Balkanskı and R.F. Walls, Semiconductor Physics and aplications,OXFORD University press
Junhao Chu and Arden Sher, Physics and proporties of narrow gap semiconductors, Springer
Material Sharing
Documents :
Assignments :
Exams :
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 3 42  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 3 42  
Homeworks :
4 10 40  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 20 20  
Finals :
1 25 25  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
169  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 70
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
2 30
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
The ratio of the term to success :
50
The ratio of final to success :
50
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Optical proporties of semiconductors: Fundamentals of electromagnetic responce, Maxwell?s equations, Propagation of an electromagnetic wave in a conducting medium
 
2 Optical constants, Dialectric function of crystal, optical spectroscopies
 
3 Intrinsic interband absorbtion: Absorbtion coefficent; Transition probability;Oscillator strength
 
4 Indirect interband absorbtion
 
5 Optical proporties of free carrieers: free carriers apsorbtion, free carrier reflectivity
 
6 Apsorbtion due to electronic transition of impurites
 
7 Optical proporties due to lattice vibrations
 
8 Magneto-optical and electro-optical phenoma
 
9 Mid-terms
 
10 Propagation of an electromagnetic wave in the presence of a magnetic field:Longitudinal propogation, Transverse propogation
 
11 Macroscopic expressions for magneto dispersion and magneto-absorption: Longitudinal propogation Faradey configuration, Transverse propogation Voight configuration
 
12 Electreonic eigenstates in a constant magnetic field
 
13 Quantu mechanical theory of cyclotron resonance
 
14 Interband magneto absorbtion