University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Optics and Photonics Technologies

The course is a taught Masters in the versatile field of optical technologies which underpin many aspects of modern society and are expected to be a key enabling technology of the 21st century. The course is based on the strong record of optical technologies in all research divisions of the Department of Physics, the Institute of Photonics (a commercially-oriented research unit at the interface between academia and industry), the Centre for Biophotonics (SIPBS) and the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering. Students can choose taught elements relevant to their career interests from a wide range of topics in photonics, nanosciences, optics at the physics-life sciences interface, information technology and quantum optics. The knowledge gained in the taught components is then put to use in a cutting edge research project. The course will give the opportunity of exploring and mastering a larger breadth of optical technologies and enable the student to put devices in the context of an optical system and/or application.

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University of Strathclyde Glasgow G1 1XQ Scotland

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