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Electronic Science and Technology ( Ph.D. )

1. Training/Research Orientation

  • Optoelectronic Integrated Sensing
  • Nano materials and devices
  • Magnetic electronics
  • Acoustic information processing and system integrating

2. Program Duration and Credit

Three years generally, the maximum school years are not longer than 7 years (including the extension time).
20 credits of courses in total, at least 12 credits of academic courses.

3. Core Courses and Introduction

New algorithms in Science Engineering
The latest techniques of algorithm design and analysis in scientific engineering will be taught to students and the papers concerning thenew algorithms will be discussed in the classroom. Students’ mathematics knowledge will be strengthened. Students will think about and solve problems from algorithm view, and develop their mathematical thinking ability. This course is a lecture-oriented one; seminar discussion is for the assistance. The main contents include: reviewing the basic algorithm design method which include divide and rule method, dynamic programming and so on; introducing the design and analysis of stochastic algorithm and approximation algorithm; current research on important issues such as computational geometry important issues; data structures are introduced.

Laser principle
Course Introduction:
This course is the core curriculum for graduate students majoring in physical electronics and optical engineering, which lays solid foundation of laser physics to cultivate outstanding technician and researchers. In accordance with the teaching philosophy of research university, the research-based teaching model has been adopted, which emphasize the high scientific quality and innovation in personal training. On one hand, to make students fully grasp the theoretical knowledge and application skill of lasers through brief and succinct present; on the other hand, strengthening the introduction of technology forefront to make the students familiar with the applications of laser technology in precision measurement physics, medicine, information and other cutting-edge science and technology.
Course Objectives:
This course aims to make the graduate students master the basic theory of laser systems, working principles and applications of various types of lasers. Besides, this course also help the students understand the trends and cutting-edge science and technology in relating field, and qualify them to solve practical scientific and technical problems by using the basic theories of lasers.
Course Content:
The main content of this course is the fundamental principle of the laser and the basic theories and methods to solve related scientific problems, including:

  • outline of radiation theory and the lasing conditions
  • operating principle of lasers
  • the output characteristics of lasers
  • basic technology of lasers
  • typical laser systems
  • laser applications in precision measurement physics, medicine, information technology and other cutting-edge science and technology

To make graduate students form a deep understanding of the basic theory of lasers, master the operation principle and routine testing procedure of laser systems in laboratory. The most important thing is to qualify the graduates for analyzing and solving scientific and technical problems.

Waveguide optics
Course objectives:
You have to achieve the following goals through studying this course:
Have a good command of the theories and analytical methods of optical waveguides;
Master the general steps of solving waveguide modes;
Grasp of the basic characteristics of planar dielectric waveguides and circular waveguides;
Know the applications of optical waveguide technologies in the field of optical transmission, optical sensing, optical detection etc.
Course contents:
The main contents of the “waveguide optics” are:the basic principles of optical waveguides; general analytical methods of optical waveguides—the methods of geometrical optics and electromagnetic field theories; planar optical waveguides theories and waveguide modes analysis; electromagnetic modes and field solutions of step-index fiber; coupled-mode theories of waveguides; the applications of non-uniform dielectric waveguide such as fiber grating etc; the modulation of guided-wave beam; optical waveguide devices etc.

Advanced Electromagnetism
Course objectives:
Through the study of this course, the postgraduate students will master the knowledge of electromagnetic theory , understand the development of the frontier of the electromagnetic field theory, and expand the field of vision. They will lay a solid foundation for future academic research, development and application of the technologies.
Course contents:
The advanced electromagnetism, systematically expounds the electromagnetic wave basic equations, the principle and the theorem; basic wave function of plane wave and cylindrical wave and spherical wave; scattering of electromagnetic wave radiation and conductive body; scalar and vector solution for the Helmholtz equation; solutions for the scalar and the dyadic Green's function; the propagation of electromagnetic waves in a metal waveguide and microstrip, dielectric waveguides; microwave resonator; dynamic electromagnetic field and the transient electromagnetic field.

Magnetoelectronics is defined as spin dependent electronics. Therefore, the course of magnetoelectronics aims to learn and research the electronic cruise, polarization, dielectric and relaxation process related to the magnetism of magnetic materials, and  guide the corresponding applications and developments.
Magnetic electronics was founded in 1990s It is still under development and Its contents are continuously enriched. So far, the content is included as the following. Magnetoresistance (MR magnetic-field tuned resistance), magneto impedance (GMI, magnetic-field tuned impedance), magnetocapacitor (magnetic-field yuned capacitor), magnetoelectric effect (ME, magnetic-field modified polarization), magnetorelaxation (MR, magnetic-field induced piezoelectric effect) and other phenomena related to electronic spin. Assignments of magnetoelectronics are experimental observation of the phenomenon, exploring their mechanism, constructing their physical image, and deriving the corresponding mathematical models.

4. Supervisors

Chenlin Luo, Qingyu Ma, Shouping Nie, Wanchun Tang, Ming Wang, Yonghong Ye, Ming Zhang, Ning Zhang.