Electrical & Computer Engineering - Electroph

Courses

ECEE 501 Physical Principles of Electrical Engineering I 3.0 Credits

Core course. Covers classical mechanics, including generalized coordinates, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formulation, and variational principle. Introduces quantum mechanics, including Schrodinger equation, wave functions, operators, expectation values, and hydrogen atom.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ECEE 502 Physical Principles of Electrical Engineering II 3.0 Credits

Core course. Continues ECEE 501. Covers atomic orbitals, angular momentum, oscillators, time-independent and time-dependent perturbation theories, many-particle wave functions, and optical transitions. Also covers statistical mechanics, including distributions, ensembles, and thermal properties of solids.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECEE 501 [Min Grade: C]

ECEE 507 Electromagnetic Field Analysis I 3.0 Credits

Core course. Covers Maxwell's equations; solutions of Laplace's equation, Green's function, and scalar and vector potentials; energy and momentum in electromagnetic fields; and interaction of fields and material media.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ECEE 508 Electromagnetic Field Analysis II 3.0 Credits

Core course. Continues ECEE 507. Covers em waves, including reflection, refraction, polarization, and dispersion. Includes metallic and dielectric guiding structures, guides, and waveguide circuits and applications to stripline, microstrip, and optical fiber transmission systems.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECEE 507 [Min Grade: C]

ECEE 510 Scattering & Diffraction of Electromagnetic Waves 3.0 Credits

Boundary value problems of EM theory. Exact and approximate methods for scattering by spheres, half plane, slit; radar cross-section theory. Quasi-optical theory, scattering, diffraction coefficients. Applications to radio propagation around the earth.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ECEE 517 Microwave Networks & Transmission Media 3.0 Credits

Core course. Atmospheric wave propagation, solution of wave equation without sources in isotropic media, plane-waves, polarization, dispersion surfaces, wave admittance and impedance, wave propagation in free-space and various media, waves at interfaces, solution of wave equation with sources, duality principle, arrays analysis, metallic waveguides, modes in cylindrical waveguides, rectangular and circular, resonant cavities and perturbational methods.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ECEE 518 Microwave Passive Components 3.0 Credits

Core course. V-I and E-H analogy, Kirchoff's Law, Telegrapher's EQ, voltage and current waves, reflection coefficient and impedance relationship, Smith Chart, impedance matching techniques, Bode-Fano theoretical limit, Broadband Quarter-wave Transformer, N-port linear networks, Z, Y, and S parameters, ABCD and T matrices, signal flow-graph and transfer functions, synthesis of two-port and unitary properties, even-odd mode analysis and dual directional couplers (design and synthesis), periodic structures and Flouke modes, filter design and synthesis using insertion loss and image methods, prototype LO filter and transformation to LP, BP, HP, and BS filters, Richards transform and Kuroda identities.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ECEE 519 Microwave Active Subsystems 3.0 Credits

Core course. Overview of physics of P-N junction and Schottky junctions, pin, varactor, and step recovery diodes and their applications, transistors, MESFET and HEMT, BJT and HBT passive microwave circuits: switches, detectors, attenuators, modulators, and phase shifter, active microwave circuits: LNA, power amplifier, distributed amplifier, oscillators (fixed and VCO) power budget and link performance calculations for telecommunication, radar, and EW systems.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ECEE 520 Solid-State Electronics 3.0 Credits

This course familiarizes the students with the fundamental properties of semiconductor materials leading to the students of electronic and photonic devices. Covered topics include: atomic structure, crystal structure, theories of electron conduction, scattering, pn junctions, heterojunctions, metal-semiconductor contacts, and junction devices.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ECEE 521 Bipolar and FETs 3.0 Credits

This is the second course in a sequence of three on electronic and photonic devices. The course covers families of electronic devices. The course covers various families of electronic devices based on silicon and compound semiconductors. Bipolar transistors such as BJTs and HBTs and field-effect devices such as MOSFETs, MESFETs, and MODFETs are studied.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECEE 520 [Min Grade: C]

ECEE 522 Photonic Devices 3.0 Credits

Covers fundamentals of absorption, spontaneous, and stimulated emission, photodetectors, light emitting diodes, laser oscillation, semiconductor laser diodes, RIN and phase noise, quantum well lasers, optical receivers, and quantum effect devices.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECEE 521 [Min Grade: C]

ECEE 523 Integrated Circuits 3.0 Credits

Covers growth of single-crystal silicon, growth of oxide and epitaxial layers, photolithography, diffusion of impurities, fabrication of bipolar and unipolar integrated circuits, and interconnections and packaging.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECEE 521 [Min Grade: C]

ECEE 525 Digital IC and CMOS Technology 3.0 Credits

Covers digital ICs using CMOS technology. Transistor level building blocks, -NOT, NAND, NOR, XOR, OAI, and AOI ? are designed using industry standard CAD tools, e.g. Cadence. Circuit topologies such as CPL, transmission gates are explored. CMOS technology/fabrication and layout are discussed to optimize speed, power, and area.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ECEE 526 Custom VLSI Design 3.0 Credits

Course covers advanced design styles such as dynamic CMOS circuits, low power circuit concepts, bi-CMOS circuits and the design of VLSI sub-systems. A major category is memory design, both DRAM. VLSI design styles, system integration aspects are discussed. Project design involves a fair amount of layout.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECEE 525 [Min Grade: C]

ECEE 541 Photonic Systems 3.0 Credits

Introduction to Optical principles through EM theory. Covers the mathematics of wave motion, as well as the idea of light propagating as particles. The course shows how ray (or geometrical) optics and Gaussian optics are derived from the wave theory. The course also introduces the polarization of light, and how this effects optical propagation.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ECEE 542 Optical Applications of Diffraction and Interference 3.0 Credits

Optical Applications of Diffraction and Interference. This course is an introduction to optical principles through EM theory. Covered topics include wave motion and superposition. Introduction to optical interference, or the interaction of light with itself. Topics include interference and interferometers, diffraction, and Fourier Optics. Diffraction topics include, far (Fraunhofer), near (Fresnel), and the near-near field diffraction. The course includes coding of some of the classical diffraction algorithms for the use in a project.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ECEE 603 Cooperative Phenomena 3.0 Credits

Covers dielectrics, ferroelectrics, diamagnetism, paramagnetism, ferromagnetism, and antiferromagnetism; superconductivity, London's equations, BCS theory, and Josephson effect; and flux quantization, hard superconductors, GLAG theory, flux dynamics, and high-temperature superconductors.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECEE 502 [Min Grade: C] and ECEE 503 [Min Grade: C]

ECEE 607 Nanoscale Fields 3.0 Credits

Course covers essentials of electric and magnetic fields, including thermodynamics of polarizable media. Emphasis is on nano-and micro-scale effects like Van der Waals and double layer interactions, plasmon resonance and others. Examples from colloids and other areas of nanotechnology are used to illustrate main ideas.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ECEE 619 Radio Frequency Integrated Circuit Design 3.0 Credits

This course introduces concepts in design of radio frequency (microwave and millimeter wave) integrated circuits. Optimum transistor technologies based on unipolar (MOS, FET, HEMT) and bipolar (BJT.HBT) are discussed for various RFIC applications. Performance of devices and circuits are evaluated in terms of gain, noise, and linearity. Active circuits and systems used in a variety of communications, imaging, and sensing are discussed in terms of standards and applications. IC design projects are integral to this course.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECEE 518 [Min Grade: C]

ECEE 621 Thin Film Technology I 3.0 Credits

Covers vacuum technology, plasma processing, VLSI fabrication, and thin film technologies (e.g., plasma etching, thin film deposition, and thin film characterizations).

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ECEE 622 Microfabrication Technology 3.0 Credits

The course provides an overview of basic technological processes typically involved in microfabrication of Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS). The course includes several demonstration laboratories involving basic photolithography, thin film depositions and electroplating.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ECEE 623 Thin Film Technology III 3.0 Credits

Presents speakers on state-of-the-art practice and future applications of thin film deposition and processing technology.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECEE 622 [Min Grade: C]

ECEE 641 Fiber Optics & Optical Communications I 3.0 Credits

Covers propagation in guided and unguided media, including step and graded fibers, dispersion, guide deformations, and mode coupling. Involves design.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ECEE 642 Fiber Optics & Optical Communications II 3.0 Credits

Covers coupling devices, multimode guides, sources, lasers, and radiation patterns. Includes reliability, detectors, circuit models, and noise.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECEE 641 [Min Grade: C]

ECEE 671 Seminar in Electro-Physics I 2.0 Credits

Advanced graduate seminar. Focuses on recent developments in microwaves, electro-optics, and solid-state devices.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ECEE 672 Seminar in Electro-Physics II 2.0 Credits

Continues ECEE 671.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ECEE 673 Seminar in Electro-Physics III 2.0 Credits

Continues ECEE 672.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ECEE 690 Special Topics in Electrophysics 9.0 Credits

Covers special topics of interest to students and faculty.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ECEE 697 Research in Electrophysics 1.0-12.0 Credit

Research in electrophysics.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ECEE 699 Supervised Study in Electrophysics 0.5-9.0 Credits

Supervised study in electrophysics.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ECEE 811 Microwave & THZ Photonics I 3.0 Credits

This course focuses on high speed photonic components for microwave and terahertz fiber-optic links, namely high speed lasers, external modulators and photodetectors.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ECEE 812 Microwave & THZ Photonics II 3.0 Credits

This course focuses on high speed analog and digital fiber-optic links including loss and dynamic range calculations.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECEE 811 [Min Grade: C]

ECEE 813 Microwave & THZ Photonics III 3.0 Credits

This course focuses on the applications of fiber-optic links; antenna remoting, optically fed and controlled phased array antennas and fiber radio.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECEE 811 [Min Grade: C] and ECEE 812 [Min Grade: C]

ECEE 820 Carrier Transport Fundamentals 3.0 Credits

This course introduces the fundamentals of carrier transport in semiconductors, beyond the common drift-diffusion description functions and Boltzmann transport equations are covered. Monte Carlo simulations are used for low field and high field transport studies.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECEE 520 [Min Grade: C]

ECEE 821 Nanoelectronics 3.0 Credits

Focus is on current transport when the size of electronic medium reaches nanometer scales, that is, deBrogile wavelength. Topics include: characteristic lengths, magneto-electric subbands, conductance from transmission, resistance in a ballistic conductor, quantum Hall effect, electron scattering in quantum structures.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECEE 820 [Min Grade: C]

ECEE 890 Advanced Special Topics in Electrophysics 1.0-9.0 Credit

Covers advanced special topics of interest to students and faculty.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ECEE 898 Masters Thesis in Electrophysics 9.0 Credits

Master's thesis in electrophysics.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ECEE 997 Dissertation Research in Electrophysics 1.0-12.0 Credit

Graded Ph.D. dissertation in electrophysics.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ECEE 998 Ph.D. Dissertation in Electrophysics 1.0-12.0 Credit

Ph.D. dissertation in electrophysics.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

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