516-0929/02 – Thin Films (TV)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of PhysicsCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Dr. Mgr. Kamil PostavaSubject version guarantordoc. Dr. Mgr. Kamil Postava
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2010/2011Year of cancellation2015/2016
Intended for the facultiesHGF, FEIIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
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POS40 doc. Dr. Mgr. Kamil Postava
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 20+0
Combined Examination 20+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Discuss fundamentals of preparation methods, measuring of thin-film parameters, properties of thin films and surfaces, and its applications. Conclude thin-film optics, optical measurement, applications in optics, magnetism and magnetic properties of thin films, applications in magnetic memories and sensors, and electrical properties of thin films. Compare technology of preparing of thin films by various methods.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Individual consultations

Summary

The course includes fundamentals of preparation methods, measuring of thin- film parameters, properties of thin films and surfaces, and its applications. The course is focused on thin-film optics, optical measurement, applications in optics, magnetism and magnetic properties of thin films, applications in magnetic memories and sensors, and electrical properties of thin films. Nanometer-thick thin films and nanostructures prepared by lithographic methods and patterning are included.

Compulsory literature:

1) H. A. Macleod, Thin-film optical filters, 2nd ed. Bristol, 1986 2) P. Yeh, Optical waves in layered media, Willey, New York 1988 3) R. M. A. Azzam, N. M. Bashara, Ellipsometry and polarized light, North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1977

Recommended literature:

1) B. D. Cullity, Introduction to magnetic materials, Addison-Wesley, London

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

individual systematic study

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

I. Technology of Thin Films First vacuum technology Second methods for the preparation of thin films Third structural parameters of thin films 4th methods for characterization of thin films II. Optics of Thin Films 5th electromagnetic theory of light phenomena at the interface 6th matrix forms a layered medium 7th anisotropic and magnetic layers 8th effects of partial coherence, thick layers 9th Film filters, designs, applications 10th methods for measuring parameters of thin films - reflectivity, transmission and ellipsometry III. Magnetic thin layer 11th magnetic anisotropy of thin films, the hysteresis loop 12th Magnetic domains and magnetization reversal 13th perpendicular magnetic anisotropy, exchange interaction 14th spin transport, and gigantic tunnel magnetorezistance 15th magnetic and magneto record information 16th Film magnetic sensors IV. Electrical properties of thin films 17th conductivity of thin films 18th dielectric properties of thin films 19th transport phenomena, the temperature dependence 20th application of thin layers in the integration of technology with ultra-high

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2013/2014 Winter semester, validity until: 2015/2016 Summer semester)
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Examination Examination  
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2013/2014 (P1701) Physics (1702V001) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (P1701) Physics (1702V001) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (P1701) Physics (1702V001) Applied Physics K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (P1701) Physics P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (P1701) Physics K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (P1701) Physics (1702V001) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2010/2011 (P1701) Physics K Czech Ostrava Optional study plan
2010/2011 (P1701) Physics (1702V001) Applied Physics K Czech Ostrava Optional study plan

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