- design lasers
- design displays
- design detectors
- analyze lasers and detectors
Active Optical Devices Specialization
Deepen and Apply your Knowledge of Optical Devices. Analyze and design optical electronics that adapt for different optical environments.
What you will learn
Analyze and design light sources and surrounding optical systems
Analyze and design detection systems for LIDAR, microscopy and cameras
Design optical device systems that can adapt to the environment
Use lasers and optical electronics through an understanding of the interaction of light and atoms, laser rate equations, and noise in photo-detection
Skills you will gain
About this Specialization
Applied Learning Project
You will engage in active analysis and design tasks involving weekly homework problem sets. These sets challenge you to derive expressions and calculate values based on the design principles covered in the course materials and ongoing analysis performed by you.
How the Specialization Works
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Every Specialization includes a hands-on project. You'll need to successfully finish the project(s) to complete the Specialization and earn your certificate. If the Specialization includes a separate course for the hands-on project, you'll need to finish each of the other courses before you can start it.
Earn a Certificate
When you finish every course and complete the hands-on project, you'll earn a Certificate that you can share with prospective employers and your professional network.
There are 3 Courses in this Specialization
Nanophotonics and Detectors
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