717-3923/01 – Photonics Crystals (FOT)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of PhysicsCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. RNDr. Dalibor Ciprian, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. RNDr. Dalibor Ciprian, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementOptional
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2016/2017Year of cancellation2017/2018
Intended for the facultiesUSP, FMTIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
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CIP10 doc. RNDr. Dalibor Ciprian, Ph.D.
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

Analyse the methods used for description of photonic crystal structures, evaluate the application of photonic crystals structures in terms of solution to practical problems

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


Předmět navazuje na znalosti studenta z matematiky, fyziky, optoelektroniky a integrované optiky. Posluchač si osvojí fyzikální principy a metody popisu fotonických struktur a seznámí se s jejich aplikacemi.

Compulsory literature:

JOANNOPOULOS, J. D., MEADE, R. D., WINN, J. N.: Photonic Crystals, Princeton University Press, 1995;

Recommended literature:

JOHNSON, S. G., JOANNOPOULOS, J. D.,: Photonic Crystals - The Road from Theory to Practice, Springer; 1st ed., 2002

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Další požadavky na studenta

systematic off-class study required


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Content focus: - Photonic crystals: the electromagnetic field in a periodic environment, the variation approach in electromagnetic theory, symmetry, translation, photonic band Structure .- 1D photonic crystals: stratified environment Brillouinovy zone, evanescentní modes, the emergence of partial band gap .- 2D and 3D photonic crystals: the system of dielectric and metal rods and tubes, 3D objects and complete Photonic band banned. - Defects in photonic crystals: the influence of point and line defects. - Application of photonic crystals: crossing, splitting and binding in photonic waveguides .- Metamaterials: superčočky, delay members, etc. - Photonic crystal fibers: a description electromagnetic fields in mikrostrukturovaných fibers, wave management, basic transmission properties. - Special types and applications of crystal fibers: dvojlomná and nonlinear photonic crystal fiber, superkontinua generation, delay lines, sensors, etc.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2016/2017 Winter semester, validity until: 2017/2018 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 40 (40) 20
                Zápočtový projekt Project 40  20
        Examination Examination 60  10
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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2017/2018 (N3942) Nanotechnology (3942T001) Nanotechnology P Czech Ostrava 2 Optional study plan
2016/2017 (N3942) Nanotechnology (3942T001) Nanotechnology P Czech Ostrava 2 Optional study plan

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