717-3915/03 – Laboratory Exercises of Spectroscopy (LCS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of PhysicsCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Dr. Mgr. Kamil PostavaSubject version guarantordoc. Dr. Mgr. Kamil Postava
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2016/2017Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesUSP, HGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
CHO228 Ing. Jan Chochol
PIS50 prof. Ing. Jaromír Pištora, CSc.
POS40 doc. Dr. Mgr. Kamil Postava
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 0+3

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Obtain practical experiences from the area of optical spectroscopy. Discuss and apply measured data - processing and fitting).

Teaching methods

Experimental work in labs
Project work


Cílem laboratorních cvičení je získání praktických dovedností v oblasti optických spektroskopií. Bude využito výzkumných spektroskopických laboratoří a speciálních studentských laboratoří optické spektroskopie. Nedílnou součástí bude získávání schopností efektivně zpracovávat naměřená data.

Compulsory literature:

KLIGER, D. S., LEWIS, J. W., RANDALL, C. E.: Polarized light in optics and spectroscopy, Academic Press, New York 1990; AZZAM, R. M. A., BASHARA, N. M.: Ellipsometry and polarized light, North- Holland, Amsterdam 1977; RÖSELER, A., Infrared spectroscopic ellipsometry, Verlag, Berlin 1990;

Recommended literature:

GIBB, T. C., Principles of Mössbaur spectroscopy, Chapman and Hall, London, 1993; LINNE, M. A., Spectroscopic measurement, Academic Press, London, 2002;

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

Learning of practical ability for measurement on spectroscopic instruments, understanding of practical data processing, and preparing a report from measurement describing basic condition of measurement, methods of data processing, and discussion of results.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

The content of laboratory exercises: - Calibration of monochromator components and spectrometers. - Spectroscopic reflectometry and transmission in the visible and near infrared region. - Spectral interferometry in white light. - Optical spectroscopic ellipsometry. - Magneto-optical spectral ellipsometry. - FTIR spectroscopy in the mid-infrared region. - ATR spectrometry

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2016/2017 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Graded credit Graded credit 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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2017/2018 (N3942) Nanotechnology (3942T001) Nanotechnology P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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