FSK3889 Luminescence Spectroscopy of Semiconductors: Theory and Experiment 7.5 credits

Luminescens spektroskopi av halvledare: teori och experiment

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

  • Excitons and photons in luminescence
  • Radiative and non-radiative recombination
  • Stimulated emission
  • Low dimensional semiconductors
  • Experimental methods of luminescence spectroscopy

Intended learning outcomes *

After finishing the course students will be able to:

  • Operate in semiconductor photophysics terms
  • Distinguish between processes in nanostructured and bulk materials
  • Implement these concepts in the description of practical devices
  • Select most adequate luminescence technique for characterization of a particular system
  • Examine optical properties of various systems using luminescence methods

Course Disposition

8 seminars and laboratory work.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Enrolled as PhD student.
PhD students working with nanostructures and optical measurments with passed courses in:

  • Solid State Physics
  • Introductory optics, quantum mechanics

Recommended prerequisites

- Fasta Tillståndets Fysik
- Inledning i Optik, Kvantmekanik

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Literature

Ivan Pelant and Jan Valenta “Luminescence Spectroscopy of Semiconductors”, Oxford University Press, 2012, ISBN 978-0-19-958833-6

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

G

Examination *

  • HEM1 - Home assignments, 4.5 credits, Grading scale: G
  • LAB1 - Laboratory work, 1.5 credits, Grading scale: G
  • SEM1 - Seminar, 1.5 credits, Grading scale: G

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LAB1 - Laboratory work, 1,5 credits, grading scale: P/F

HEM1 - Home assignment,  4,5 credits, grading scale: P/F

SEM1 -Seminar, 1,5 credits, grading scale: P/F

Other requirements for final grade *

  • At least one approved presentation
  • 60% of score for the home assignment
  • Passed laboratory work with approved report

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

Ilja Sytjugov

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SCI/Applied Physics

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Education cycle *

Third cycle

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Contact

Ilya Sytjugov (ilyas@kth.se)

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at SCI/Applied Physics