Graduate School

The following courses from the Master program are advised for students wo would like to do a master thesis projects in the PHI group. There are core courses (15 ECTS in total), Specialisation courses (10 ECTS in total) and Electives (30 ECTS in total). The courses indicated as Electives in the list below are suggestions from the possibilities within EE. These can be changed to match a specific Master’s thesis subject.

Advised courses for photonics

Code

Course name - nr of ECTS

Contact person

Q

Comment

Core courses advised

5CCA0

Semiconductor Physics and Materials 5 ECTS

Contact person: Eugenio Cantatore

Q1

 

 

5CPA0

Numerical methods in electrical engineering 5 ECTS
Contact person: Martijn van Beurden

Q1

 

 

5CHA0

Classical and Modern Physics 5 ECTS
Contact person: Erwin Bente

Q1

Can be used as elective or core course

 

5CSA0

Modelling dynamics 5 ECTS

Contact person: prof. dr. S Weiland

Q1

Can be used as elective of core course

Of interest to students who will want to study e.g. laser dynamics

 

5CTA0

Statistical signal processing  5 ECTS

Contact person: S. Turco

Q1

Can be used as elective or as core course

Specialization courses

5SHA0

Photonic IC Design  5 ECTS

Contact person:  Xaveer Leijtens

Q2

 

 

5SHB0

Photonic Integration Technology and Characterization 5 ECTS Contact person: Yuqing Jiao

Q3

 

Elective course possibilities

5LAH0

Seminar: optical interconnection networks 2.5 ECTS

Contact person: prof. dr. K.A. Williams

Q1

 

 

5SFB0

RF transceivers 1: fundamentals 5 ECTS

Contact person: dr. D. Milosevic 

Q2

RF circuit design at system level, useful knowledge for the lab.

 

5STA0

Optical fibre communication technology 5 ECTS

Contact person: dr Nicola Calabretta

Q3

 

 

5SPB0

Microwave engineering and antennas  5ECTS

Contact person: prof.dr.ir. A.B. Smolders

Q3

Only advised for students who have not done 5XTC0 in the Bachelor.   

 

5SFE0

RF transceivers 2: design 5 ECTS

Contact person: prof.dr.ir. P.G.M. Baltus

Q3

Important note! '5SFC0 Advanced CMOS design' is a prerequisite for this course- this is in Q2

Circuit design on IC level

 

3MN180

Nanophotonics - 5 ECTS

Contact person: dr. A. González Curto

Q3

 

 

3MN190

Semiconductor nanophysics 5 ECTS

Contact person: Andrea Fiore

Q3

 

 

5LTB0

Fibre optic communication systems and networks 5 ECTS Contact person: prof.ir. A.M.J. Koonen

Q4

Focus on short distance optical communication  - video lectures

 

5LFB0

Terahertz systems 5 ECTS

Contact person: M. Matters - Kammerer

Q4

On the physics, electronics and photonics of THz radiation

5SPB0 or  5XTC0 is useful background but essential.

 

5LFE0

Novel concepts in environmental monitoring 2.5 ECTS

Contact person: dr. H.J. Wörtche

Q4

This is on sensor networks including optical sensors (fiber sensors etc.)

 

5LFI0 - 5LFF0

Electronics: Selected Topics  2.5 or 5 ECTS

Contact person: any MSM staff member

Q1 to Q4

Self-study of selected subject and small project assignment