480-6005/02 – Applications of Photonic Structures (AFS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of PhysicsCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. RNDr. Dalibor Ciprian, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. RNDr. Dalibor Ciprian, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2018/2019Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFEI, HGF, USPIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
CIP10 doc. RNDr. Dalibor Ciprian, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 28+0
Part-time Examination 28+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The subject is oriented on systematic explanation of phycis and applications of photonic structures

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


The subject is oriented on systematic explanation of phycis and applications of photonic structures

Compulsory literature:

1) Sakoda, K.: Optical Properties of Photonic Crystals, 2nd edition, 2004, Springer, ISBN-13: 978-3540206828 2) Zolla, F., Renversez, G., Nicolet, A.: Foundations of Photonic Crystal Fibres, 2nd revised edition, 2012, Imperial College Press, ISBN-13: 978-1848167285 3) Homola, J.: Surface Plasmon Resonance Based Sensors, 2010, Springer, ISBN-13: 978-3642070464 4) Udd, E. Spillman, W. B.: Design and Application of Fiber Optic Sensors, 2012, John Wiley & Sons, ISBN-13: 978-0470126844

Recommended literature:

1) Thevenaz, L.: Advanced Fiber Optics, 2011, EFPL Press, ISBN-13: 978-1439835173 2) Maier, S. A.: Plasmonics: Fundamentals and Applications, 2010, Springer, ISBN-13: 978-1441941138

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Discussion with students during the semester.


no e-learning available

Další požadavky na studenta

Systematic individual study is required.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Electromagnetic theory of periodic media 2. Computational methods for electromagnetic wave propagation in photonic structures (FEM, FMM, FDTD, BPM) 3. Basic types of photonic waveguides and resonators, their descriptions and characteristic features 4. Photonic structures applications in optic communication and integrated optics 5. Photonic structures application in photovoltaic systems 6. Surface plasmons in photonic structures 7. Photonic structures applications in chemical and physical quantities sensing

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2018/2019 Winter semester)
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2019/2020 (P0533D110006) Applied Physics P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (P0533D110006) Applied Physics K English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan

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