717-9026/01 – Wave and Photon Optics (VFO-DS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of PhysicsCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Dr. Mgr. Kamil PostavaSubject version guarantordoc. Dr. Mgr. Kamil Postava
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2016/2017Year of cancellation2017/2018
Intended for the facultiesFEI, HGF, USPIntended 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

Explain fundamentals of wave and photon optics - electromagnetic optics including polarization optics, optics of anisotropic media, interference effects, diffraction, statistical optics, photon optics, principles of lasers, and nonlinear optics. Discuss physical principles and applications.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Individual consultations

Summary

The course includes fundamentals of wave and photon optics. It is focused on understanding of basic physical principles, but also practical applications are included. The course is based on electromagnetic optics including polarization optics and optics of anisotropic media, interference effects, diffraction, statistical optics, photon optics, principles of lasers, and nonlinear optics.

Compulsory literature:

1) B. E. A. Saleh, M. C. Teich, Fundamentals of photonics, Willey, New York, 1991 2) F. A. Jenkins, H. E. White, Fundamentals of optics, 4th ed. McGraw-Hill, 1981 3) M. Born, E. Wolf, Principles of Optics, Pergamon, Oxford 1980 4) L. Mandel, E. Wolf, Optical coherence and quantum optics, Cambridge, New York, 1995

Recommended literature:

1) E. Hecht, Optics, 2nd ed. Addison-Wesley, 1987

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:

1. ELECTROMAGNETIC OPTICS - Wave equation and its solution - The energy of electromagnetic radiation boundary conditions of Maxwell's equations - Gaussian beam, beam optics - Loss environment, complex index of refraction - Optical properties of dielectrics, metals and semiconductors 2. POLARIZATION OF LIGHT AND OPTICS anisotropic ENVIRONMENT - Matrix description of polarization of light - Reflection and refraction at the interface Fresnel relations - Optics of anisotropic environment and crystal optics - Polarization components, the use of polarization of light 3. Interference and diffraction in optics, statistical optics - Interference light interferometry and foundations - Diffraction, scalar and vector diffraction theory, Fourier optics - Polychromatic light, interference of partially coherent light - Dispersion of the spherical particles 4. Photon and Nonlinear Optics - Statistical properties of light, photon optics - Quantum states of light - Interaction of photons with matter, the principle of laser - Nonlinear optical environment - Application of nonlinear optical phenomena

Conditions for subject completion

Combined form (validity from: 2016/2017 Winter semester, validity until: 2017/2018 Summer semester)
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2017/2018 (P1701) Physics (1702V001) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (P1701) Physics (1702V001) Applied Physics K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (P1701) Physics (1702V001) Applied Physics K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (P1701) Physics (1702V001) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (P1701) Physics (1702V001) Applied Physics K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (P1701) Physics (1702V001) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (P1701) Physics (1702V001) Applied Physics K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan

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