Photonics, PhD

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2020-2021. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 60 Hours (Beyond the Master's Degree)

Course Requirements 1
Select 3 hours from Electromagnetics:3
Electromagnetic Theory
Electromagnetic Theory
Electromagnetic Radiation
Select 3 hours from Lasers:3
Lasers
Design of Lasers and Systems
Select 6 hours from Optics:6
Design of Optical Systems
Optics
Geometrical Optics
Geometrical Optics
Physical Optics
Physical Optics
Select 3 hours from Quantum Mechanics:3
Quantum Mechanics I
Introductory Quantum Mechanics
Select 12 Hours from Advanced Topics (Optoelectronics, Spectroscopy, Quantum and Nonlinear Optics, Solid State, Photonics Systems, Electromagnetics, Bio/Nano Photonics, and Additional Laboratory Courses12
Ultrafast Optoelectronics
Laser Spectroscopy
Nonlinear Optics
Quantum Optics
Solid State Physics I
Semiconductors I
Introduction to Solid State Physics
Semiconductor Devices
Fiber-Optic Communication Systems
Advanced Electromagnetic Radiation
Electromagnetic Theory
Molecular Biophysics 2
PHYS/ECEN 68X0 Photonics Lab courses: Topics Vary (Lab)
Microelectronic Fabrication
Select at least one additional elective course.3
Hours Subtotal30
Dissertation 1
PHYS 6000Doctoral Dissertation Research30
Hours Subtotal30
Total Hours60

Total Hours: 72 Hours (Beyond the Bachelor's Degree)

Course Requirements 1
Select 3 hours from Electromagnetics:3
Electromagnetic Theory
Electromagnetic Theory
Electromagnetic Radiation
Select 3 hours from Lasers:3
Lasers
Design of Lasers and Systems
Select 6 hours from Optics:6
Design of Optical Systems
Optics
Geometrical Optics
Geometrical Optics
Physical Optics
Physical Optics
Select 3 hours from Quantum Mechanics:3
Quantum Mechanics I
Introductory Quantum Mechanics
Select 12 Hours from Advanced Topics (Optoelectronics, Spectroscopy, Quantum and Nonlinear Optics, Solid State, Photonics Systems, Electromagnetics, Bio/Nano Photonics, and Additional Laboratory Courses12
Ultrafast Optoelectronics
Laser Spectroscopy
Nonlinear Optics
Quantum Optics
Solid State Physics I
Semiconductors I
Introduction to Solid State Physics
Semiconductor Devices
Fiber-Optic Communication Systems
Advanced Electromagnetic Radiation
Electromagnetic Theory
Molecular Biophysics 2
PHYS/ECEN 68X0 Photonics Lab courses: Topics Vary (Lab)
Microelectronic Fabrication
Select at least one additional elective course.3
Hours Subtotal30
Dissertation 1
PHYS 6000Doctoral Dissertation Research42
Hours Subtotal42
Total Hours72

Graduate College Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Requirements

Learn more about Graduate College 2020-2021 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree Program Requirements. Check the General Graduate College academic regulations for minimal GPA, language proficiency and other general requirements.