I run an experimentally focused optics group centered around lasers and their application. Topics of interest include mid-infrared lasers, liquid lenses, beam combining, ultrashort pulse generation, nonlinear materials, orbital angular momentum generation, and spectroscopy.
lasers and their applications, ultrashort pulse generation, power scaling, spectroscopy, reconfigurable optical devices, beam combining, nonlinear optical materials
ECEN 3250 - Microelectronics
Develops a basic understanding of active semiconductor devices. Focuses on building an understanding of BJT and CMOS devices in both digital and analog applications.
ECEN 5345 - Introduction to Solid State Physics
Provides an introduction to the electronic, photonic and phononic properties of solid state materials and devices. Covers optical constants, free electron gas, plasmons, energy bands, semiconductors and doping, excitons, quantum wells, phonons and electrooptical effects. Makes use of quantum mechanical methods. Department enforced prerequisite: basic quantum mechanics.