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Photonics combines knowledge of the fundamentals of physics with the applied skills of engineering. It plays an increasingly important role in our lives as more industries discover the use of light to control machines, record and transfer information, provide security, and perform multiple tasks. Forge your career in this innovative field with UCF’s online Applied Photonics graduate certificate.
This online certificate program is designed for professionals with technical backgrounds in science and engineering. Enhance your knowledge of the basic principles and applications of photonics engineering in fiber communication systems, lasers, medicine, and aerospace and defense photonics. Learn from some of the most accomplished photonics faculty in the United States.
The UCF College of Optics and Photonics is one of the top institutions in the world. Students from this college are often sought after by innovative companies such as Apple, Google and Microsoft. Advance your career with this photonic certificate. Get started with your program through UCF Online today.
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Fundamentals of Optoelectronic Devices
Explore the operation, methods of fabrication, applications, and limitations of various optoelectronic devices including quantum well semiconductor devices.
Optical Wave Propagation
Examine the optical propagation of light waves as applied to isotropic, anisotropic, and inhomogeneous media, guided waves and Gaussian beams.
Learn about light-matter interaction, thermal physics and solid state physics to understand, analyze, and engineer semiconductor lasers with different active region dimensionalities.
Skills You'll Learn
- Understand the basic principles and applications of photonics engineering in fiber communication systems, lasers, medicine, and aerospace and defense photonics.
2019 - 2029
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- Fiber-Optics Specialist
- Nano-Optics Engineer
- Photonics Designer
- Photonics Research Scientist