516-0845/01 – Fundamentals of Optical Diagnostics (ZOD)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of PhysicsCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. RNDr. Petr Hlubina, CSc.Subject version guarantordoc. RNDr. Petr Hlubina, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2013/2014Year of cancellation2015/2016
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
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HLU03 doc. RNDr. Petr Hlubina, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

To acquaint oneself with general rules of use of optical radiation in measurement methods and with various methods of measuring refractive index, phase changes and changes of polarization state, and measurements of length, displacement and surface topography, respectively.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


Within this application subject knowledge of optics will be further developed and deepened to provide an overview of basics of optical diagnostics.

Compulsory literature:

Fuka, J., Havelka, B., Optics (in Czech). SPN, Prague, 1961; Brož, J.: Fundamentals of Physical Measurments (in Czech). SPN, Prague, 1961; Sochor, V.: Lasers and Coherent Beams (in Czech). Academia, Prague 1990; Halliday, D., Resnick, R., Walker, J.: Fyzika 4. Elektromagnetic Waves – Optics – Relativity (in Czech). Prague: Vutium and Prometheus, 2001.

Recommended literature:

Sequens, J.: Technics of Physical Fields Imaging (in Czech). Academia, Prague, 1980; Bouška, V., Kašpar, P.: Special optical methods (in Czech). Academia, Prague, 1983; Hariharan, P.: Optical Interferometry. Academic Press, New York, 1985; Pluta, M.: Advanced Light Microscopy. PWN, Warszava, 1988;

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Not available.

Other requirements



Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction. 2. Measurement of refractive index and phase changes. 3. Photometry. 4. Optical microscopy. 5. Measurement of surface topography. 6. Measurement oflengths and their changes. 7. Measurement of velocity. 8. Determination of course of physical fields. 9. Spectroscopy.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2013/2014 Winter semester, validity until: 2015/2016 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 40 (40) 20
                Projekt Project 20  10
                Písemka Written test 20  10
        Examination Examination 60  11
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2015/2016 (B1701) Physics (1702R001) Applied physics P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (B1701) Physics (1702R001) Applied physics P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (B1701) Physics (1702R001) Applied physics P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan

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