Electronic Engineering Department, The Chinese University of Hong Kong - ELEG5754 - Solid-state Sensors and Lighting Systems

Objective
Comparison between different lighting sources, lighting standards, basics of all-solid-state lamps, solid-state lighting systems, sensor fundamentals, signal conditioning, functional aspects of different sensors, sensor device examples, technology trend and challenges of solid-state lighting and sensor devices.

Syllabus
Comparison between different lighting sources, lighting standards, basics of all-solid-state lamps, solid-state lighting systems, sensor fundamentals, signal conditioning, functional aspects of different sensors, sensor device examples, technology trend and challenges of solid-state lighting and sensor devices.

Learning Outcome
By the end of the course, students should demonstrate the following outcomes:

  • have a brief picture of the technology aspects of various solid-state lighting systems and sensor devices;
  • clear understanding on the physics of light generation from semiconducting junctions, important parameters governing the performance of high-power light-emitting diodes, system design consideration;
  • clear understanding on the operation principles of common sensor devices and their design considerations;
  • appreciation of technology trend and challenges of solid-state lighting and sensor device technologies.

 

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