Single-Course English 5 ECTS

PhD Course – Advanced photonic devices journal club

Overall Course Objectives

To provide the participant with knowledge about the latest research within optoelectronics and to practice scientific discussions and presentations

Learning Objectives

  • Have an overview of contemporary research topics in photonic devices including fabrication, theory and experiments
  • Be able to perform an independent literature search
  • Be able to discuss key concepts in photonic devices at a high academic level
  • Be able to critically assess a scientific article
  • Be able to present scientific results orally in a clear and comprehensible fashion

Course Content

The course consists of presentations and discussions of scientific articles within photonics devices and related topics, cf. the list of keywords below. The students takes turns in presenting the main results of a chosen paper using a computer presentation. Presentations may include electrical, optical and thermal design of the devices and the working principle. In addition, the fabrication methods, applications and competing technologies may be included where appropriate.

Recommended prerequisites

Basic knowledge of semiconductors and optics

Teaching Method

Seminar. The participants present journal papers addressing new research within photonics components


Limited number of seats

Minimum: 5.

Please be aware that this course will only be held if the required minimum number of participants is met. You will be informed 8 days before the start of the course, whether the course will be held.

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13 weeks




DTU Lyngby Campus

Course code 34091
Course type PhD
Semester start Week 35
Semester end Week 48
Days Tues 8-12

10.600,00 DKK

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