Nanjing University of
Information Science & Technology


Optical Information Science and Technology

Program name: Optical Information Science and Technology
Program Code: 071203
Program Length: 4 years
Degree Type: Science 


Brief Introduction:
The aim of this program is to prepare students for basic knowledge of mathematics, physics, electronics and computer and basic skills of optical information processing technology, modern electronic technology and computer application technology. Students are expected to develop career in information technology fields such as optical communications, optical information processing, and electronic information science and computer science, especially optics-mechanic-electronics-computer-integrated industry and be engaged in scientific research, product design and development, production, techniques or management.

The core courses of this program include advanced mathematics, linear algebra, probability theory and mathematical statistics, mechanics thermology, atomic physics, electromagnetics, general physics experiment, mechanical drafting, mechanical design, mathematical methods of physics, computer programming, fundamentals of circuits, analogue circuits, digital circuits, theory of information optics and its applications, theory of electromagnetics, optical image processing, holography, physical optics, applied optics, optical design, principles of lasers and laser technology and experiments for optoelectronic technology. 


Course Contents:

The program is divided into 4 academic years or 8 semesters and a moderate number of courses are delivered in each of them (follow the links to find out more about each course).

Semester I
Advanced Mathematics I (1)
Computer Basis I
Mechanical Drafting

Semester II
Advanced Mathematics I (2)
Linear Algebra II
Experiments of College Physics (1)
C Programming
Fundamentals of Thermology

Semester III
Probability and Statistics
Applied Optics
Optoelectronic Fundamental Experiments

Semester IV
Atomic and Molecular Physics
Physical Optics
Experiments of Optoelectronic Technology
Analogue Circuits
Principles and Applications of Single-chip Microcomputer

Semester V
Digital Circuits
Principles of Lasers and Laser Technology
Theory of Electromagnetic Field
Optical Materials
Spectroscopy and Its Techniques
Panel Display Technology
Theory and Technology of Optical Fibers
Signal and System Ⅱ
Optical Image Processing
Computer Internet
MATLAB Programming
Environmental Optics
Laser Detection of Atmosphere

Semester VI
Fundamentals of Circuits
Theory and Applicatoin of Information Optics
Introduction to Quantum Theory and Solid State Physics
Experiments of Optoelctronic Information Technology
Optoelectronic Technology
Priciple and Technology of Modern Communications
Optoelectronic Detection Technology
Biomedical Photonics
Semiconductor Optics

Semester VII
Solar Photovoltaic Technology
Solidworks and Mechanical Design
Zemax and Optical Design
Digital Technology
Optical Design

Semester VIII
Research Project