NAME OF COURSE/MODULE: PHOTONIC DEVICES
COURSE CODE: SFF 4033
NAME(S) OF ACADEMIC STAFF:   DR. AFFA ROZANA BT ABDUL RASHID
RATIONALE FOR THE INCLUSION OF THE COURSE/MODULE IN THE PROGRAMME: To provide basic knowledge and skills of undergraduate students in photonics and optoelectronic devices.
SEMESTER AND YEAR OFFERED: SEM 2 / YEAR 3
TOTAL STUDENT LEARNING TIME (SLT) FACE TO FACE TOTAL GUIDED AND INDEPENDENT LEARNING
L = Lecture

T = Tutorial

P = Practical

O= Others

L

42

T

 

5

P

 

0

O

 

6

L + T + P + O = 120 HOURS

CREDIT VALUE: 3
PREREQUISITE (IF ANY): NONE
OBJECTIVES: To introduce to students photonics devices such as lasers, amplifiers, optical detectors, and fiber-based devices.
LEARNING OUTCOMES: Upon successful completion of this course students should have the ability to:

1.  understand the fundamental principles in semiconductor physics

2.  apply the basics of light properties in semiconductor

3.  explain the working principles of the various photonics devices, their structures and characteristics

TRANSFERABLE SKILLS: Students should be able to develop self-management, learning, communication, teamwork, and problem solving skills.
TEACHING-LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT STRATEGY: Teaching-learning strategy:

  •  The course will be taught through a combination of formal lectures, assignments, group work, tutorials, informal activities and various textbooks.

Assessment strategy:

i.      Formative

ii.     Summative

SYNOPSIS: This course introduces students to the topics such as lasers and amplifiers, optical detectors, and fiber devices.
MODE OF DELIVERY: Lecture, Tutorial, Quizzes, Assignment and Group Work.
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND TYPES:
A. Continuous Assessment (60%)
Category Percentage
·    Quiz/Tutorial

·    Assignments

·    Mid-Term Test

·    Class Dialogue/Presentation/Debate/ Forum

15%

15%

15%

15%

B. Final Examination (40%)
Examination 40 % Structured type questions
MAIN REFERENCES SUPPORTING THE COURSE S.O.Kasap, “Optoelectronics and Photonics”, Prentice Hall, 2001.
ADDITIONAL REFERENCES SUPPORTING THE COURSE Jasprit Singh, “Semiconductor Optoelectronics”, McGraw-Hill, 1995.
OTHER ADDITIONAL INFORMATION PO Level:

1 – Knowledge

2 – Psychomotor/Practical/Technical Skills

3 – Critical Thinking & Scientific Approach

4 – Communication Skills

5 – Social Skills & Responsibility

6 – Lifelong learning & Information Management

7 – Professionalism, values, attitudes, ethics

8 – Managerial & Entrepreneurial Skills

9 – Leadership Skill