227-0085-03L Projects & Seminars: COMSOL Design Tool – Design of Optical Components
|Spring Semester 2021
|every semester recurring course
|Language of instruction
|Only for Electrical Engineering and Information Technology BSc.
The course unit can only be taken once. Repeated enrollment in a later semester is not creditable.
|Projekte & Seminare: COMSOL Design Tool – Design of Optical Components
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|The category of "Laboratory Courses, Projects, Seminars" includes courses and laboratories in various formats designed to impart practical knowledge and skills. Moreover, these classes encourage independent experimentation and design, allow for explorative learning and teach the methodology of project work.
|Simulation tools are becoming an essential accessory for scientists and engineers for the development of new devices and study of physical phenomena. More and more disciplines rely on accurate simulation tools to get insight and also to accurately design novel devices.
COMSOL is a powerful multiphysics simulation tool. It is used for a wide range of fields, including electromagnetics, semiconductors, thermodynamics and mechanics. In this P&S we will focus on the rapidly growing field of integrated photonics.
During hands-on exercises, you will learn how to accurately model and simulate various optical devices, which enables high-speed optical communication. At the end of the course, students will gain practical experience in simulating photonic components by picking a small project in which certain photonic devices will be optimized to achieve required specifications. These simulated devices find applications in Photonic Integrated Circuits (PICs) on chip-scale.
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|Prerequisites / Notice
|No previous knowledge of simulation tools is required. A basic understanding of electromagnetics is helpful but not mandatory.
The course will be taught in English.
|Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
|Performance assessment as a semester course
|ungraded semester performance
|Language of examination
|Repetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.
|No public learning materials available.
|Only public learning materials are listed.
|No information on groups available.
|: Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers
|Limited number of places. Special selection procedure.
|Beginning of registration period
|Registration possible from 19.02.2021
|Registration for the course unit is only possible for the primary target group
|Primary target group
|Electrical Engin. + Information Technology BSc (228000)
|End of registration period
|Registration only possible until 05.03.2021
|Electrical Engineering and Information Technology Bachelor
|Projects & Seminars