University of California at Berkeley
Dept of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences

EE232 Lightwave Devices
Spring 2001


Instructor: Prof Chang-Hasnain
GSI: Pei-Cheng Ku


Time and Location:

    Lectures:    Tuesdays and Thursdays 11-12:30, 531 Cory Hall (Hogan Room)

    Discussion:    Mondays 11:10-12:00, 293 Cory Hall

Office Hours:

    Prof. Chang-Hasnain:    Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:30 - 2:30 pm, 263M Cory Hall

    TA:    Wednesdays 11:10-12:00, 175M Cory Hall

Reading Materials:


        Shun Lien Chuang, Physics of Optoelectronic Devices, John Wiley and Sons, 1995  


        1. Optical Networks, R. Ramaswami and K. Sivarajan, published by Morgan Kaufmann

        2. Fiber-Optic Communication Systems, G. P. Agrawal, published by John Wiley and Sons

Class Information:

    Course Syllabus (updated 1/16/01)

    Lecture Schedule (updated 1/23/01)

    Discussion Session Schedule (updated 3/05/01)

    Reading Assignment (updated 4/07/01)

    Term Paper Requirement (updated 1/23/01)

    Homework (updated 5/11/01)

    Slides for EA modulator (4/24 and 4/26 lectures)

    Important notice on Final Presentation and Term Paper (updated 4/30/01)

        Note: Term paper presentation will be held on Saturday (5/5/01) in Hughes room (400 Cory) from 2 to 5 in the afternoon.  Term paper and presentation file are due on Tuesday (5/8/01) in class or before 5pm to 175M Cory.  Term paper has to be in Acrobat pdf or Microsoft Word formats.  Presentation file has to be in Acrobat pdf or Microsoft Powerpoint formats.  Neither early, nor late paper, presentation file, and no wrong file format will be accepted.  You can turn in the presentation file on any standard personal computer storage media or e-mail it to including the names of your team members. 

            Original scheduled presentation times will be given lectures. 

            Best presentation award will be announced in the end of Saturday's presentation.


    EE298-5 Optoelectronics and Optical Communications

Related Links:

   Professor Chang-Hasnain's website

   Interesting Stuff in Photonics



For comments or questions, please send e-mail to P.C. Ku,