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Integrated photonics - 5PMNPIN0

  • Number of hours

    • Lectures 16.0
    • Projects 0
    • Tutorials 8.0
    • Internship 0
    • Laboratory works 0


    ECTS 2.0


This course has a double objective: first, to provide the fundamental theoretical elements to understand the operation and design of waveguides in integrated photonics; second, to introduce the elementary functions of integrated photonics as well as the methods to combine them to realize real photonic integrated circuits.

Contact Jean-Emmanuel BROQUIN


  • Introduction: historical background and examples of applications of integrated photonics
  • Part 1: Optical waveguides
    --Maxwell's equations and wave equations
    --The asymmetric plane guide
    --Channel guides
    --Properties of guided modes
    --Overview of radiated modes
  • Part 2 : elementary functions
    --the directional coupler
    --the Y junction
    --the Mach-Zenhder interferometer
    --the Bragg reflector


fundamentals of electromagnetism
use of rotational, laplacian, gradient and divergence operators
mastery of vector space concepts: eigenvalues and eigenvectors.


open book written exam 2h
calculators are authorized.
Session 1 exam : DS1
if session 1 fail, session 2 exam (DS2) in the same conditions as DS1

Contrôle continue : CC
Examen écrit Session1 : DS1
Examen écrit Session 2 : DS2
N1 = Note finale session 1
N2 = Note finale session 2

En présentiel :
N1 = % max(TdE, CC) + % DS1
N2 = % max(TdE, CC) + % DS2

En distanciel :
N1 =
N2 =

Commentaire :

Additional Information

Course list
Curriculum->Engineering degree->Semester 9
Curriculum->Double-Diploma Engineer/Master->Semester 9


Fundamentals of Photonics, Saleih and Teich, Wiley and Sons
Electromagnetic principles of Integrated Optics, Donald L. Lee.
Encyclopedic Handbook of Integrated Optics, Edited by Kenichi IGA and Yasuo Kokubun, Taylor and Francis