A brighter, lighter and healthier world

Sidney Goossens

In the program I had the opportunity to meet, and work together with, international students from all over the world, making new friends and extending my teamworking skills. 

Programme Outline

First Master Year

 

Semester 1, Ghent
Dutch language course 4 ECTS
Microphotonics 6 ECTS
Optical materials 6 ECTS
Mathematics in photonics 4 ECTS
Lasers 4 ECTS
Semester 2, Brussels
Physics of technological processes 4 ECTS
Photonics laboratory 4 ECTS
Sensors and microsystem electronics 6 ECTS
Optical communication systems 6 ECTS
Erasmus mundus photonics summer course 3 ECTS
Elective courses: three courses to choose from the following list: 13 ECTS
 Non-linear and quantum optics (Ghent S1, Brussels S2) 4 ECTS
 Optical sensors (Brussels S2) 4 ECTS
 Advanced Photonics Laboratory 4 ECTS
 Option 1: Design of Optical Systems (Brussels S2)  
 Option 2: Fabrication Technology(Ghent S1, Brussels S2)  
 Photovoltaic energy conversion (Ghent S2) 4 ECTS
 Design of diffractive and refractive optical systems (Ghent S1) 4 ECTS
 Optical spectroscopy of materials (Ghent S1) 4 ECTS
 Display technology (Ghent S1) 4 ECTS
 High Speed Photonic Components (Ghent S1, Brussels S2) 4 ECTS
 Photonic semiconductor components and technology (Ghent S1, Brussels S2) 4 ECTS
 Photonics (Ghent S1) 5 ECTS
 Introduction to Quantum Physics (Brussels S2) 5 ECTS
   

 

Second Master Year: Brussels or Ghent

 

Dutch language course 4 ECTS
Recent developments in photonics 4 ECTS
Master thesis 30 ECTS
   
   
Elective courses: at least two courses to choose from the following list: 8 -12 ECTS
 Non-linear and quantum optics (Ghent S1, Brussels S2) 4 ECTS
 Optical sensors (Brussels S2) 4 ECTS
 Advanced Photonics Laboratory 4 ECTS
 Option 1: Design of Optical Systems (Brussels S2)  
 Option 2: Fabrication Technology(Ghent S1, Brussels S2)  
 Photovoltaic energy conversion (Ghent S2) 4 ECTS
 Design of diffractive and refractive optical systems (Ghent S1) 4 ECTS
 Optical spectroscopy of materials (Ghent S1) 4 ECTS
 Display technology (Ghent S1) 4 ECTS
 High Speed Photonic Components (Ghent S1, Brussels S2) 4 ECTS
 Photonic semiconductor components and technology (Ghent S1, Brussels S2) 4 ECTS
 Industrial Internship in Photonics (Ghent or Brussels Summer) 4 ECTS
Remaining credits (10-14 ECTS) multidisciplinary courses to choose from the courses of the MSc programs in engineering of the Faculties of Engineering at Ghent University and the 'Vrije Universiteit Brussel'.
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Contact

Hugo Thienpont
Prof. Dr. Ir.
Hugo Thienpont
Managing Director
Nadia Cornand

Nadia Cornand
Secretary
ncornand@b-phot.org
+32 2 791 68 52

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1050 Elsene
Building F - 9th floor

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