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Approx. 9 hours to complete

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Advanced Level

Approx. 9 hours to complete

Suggested: 3 weeks of study, around 2 hours per week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
4 hours to complete

Liquid Crystal Displays

10 videos (Total 66 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
10 videos
Liquid Crystal Displays, Part I9m
Liquid Crystal Displays, Part II4m
Twisted Nematic Cell, Part I9m
Twisted Nematic Cell, Part II5m
Active Matrix Addressing7m
Super Twisted Nematic Cells, Part I6m
Super Twisted Nematic Cells, Part II12m
3 readings
References5m
Reference Values and Equations10m
Access Matlab Online10m
2 practice exercises
Liquid Crystal Displays Practice1h
Liquid Crystal Displays1h
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Electroluminescent Displays

2 videos (Total 19 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
2 readings
References5m
Reference Values and Equations10m
2 practice exercises
Electroluminescent Displays Practice30m
Electroluminescent Displays1h
Week
3
2 hours to complete

E-ink, Electrowetting, & Plasma Displays

7 videos (Total 27 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Discharge Gas4m
Plasma Display Panel Phosphors4m
Quantum Cutters2m
Electrowetting and E-Ink Displays6m
2 readings
References5m
Reference Values and Equations10m
2 practice exercises
E-Ink, Electrowetting, and Plasma Displays Practice45m
E-Ink, Electrowetting, and Plasma Displays45m

Instructor

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Juliet Gopinath

Associate Professor
Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering

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This course is part of the 100% online Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from University of Colorado Boulder. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

About University of Colorado Boulder

CU-Boulder is a dynamic community of scholars and learners on one of the most spectacular college campuses in the country. As one of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), we have a proud tradition of academic excellence, with five Nobel laureates and more than 50 members of prestigious academic academies....

About the Active Optical Devices Specialization

This Active Optical Devices specialization is designed to help you gain complete understanding of active optical devices by clearly defining and interconnecting the fundamental physical mechanisms, device design principles, and device performance. You will study and gain active experience with light emitting semiconductor devices like light emitting diodes and lasers, nanophotonics, optical detectors, and displays. Specialization Learning Outcomes: *Analyze and design semiconductor light sources, and surrounding optical systems *Analyze and design detection systems for LIDAR, microscopy and cameras *Analyze and design systems for optical device systems that can adapt to the environment at hand. *Use lasers and optical electronics in electronic systems through an understanding of the interaction of light and atoms, laser rate equations and noise in photo-detection....
Active Optical Devices

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