717-9033/01 – Physics of thin films, surfaces and interfaces (FTV)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of PhysicsCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Ondřej Životský, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Ondřej Životský, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2016/2017Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGF, FEI, USPIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
LUN10 prof. Dr. RNDr. Jiří Luňáček
ZIV01 doc. Ing. Ondřej Životský, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 0+0
Combined Examination 0+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The subject includes physical properties of thin films, interfaces, and surfaces and their applications. It is focused on optics of thin films and surfaces, application in optics, magnetism of thin films, magnetic properties of thin films and surfaces, magnetic applications.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Seminars
Individual consultations

Summary

Optics of thin films and surfaces • electromagnetic theory of light propagating, effects at interface • matrix description of layered media, anisotropic and magnetooptic films • partial coherence, thick films Magnetic thin films • magnetic anisotropy, hysteresis loop • magnetic domains and magnetization reversal • perpendicular magnetic anisotropy, exchange interactions, surface magnetism • spin transport, GMR, AMR • magnetic and magnetooptical recording • thin-film magnetic sensors

Compulsory literature:

M. Ohring, The materials science of thin films, Academic Press 1992. H. A. Macleod, Thin-film optical filters, 2nd ed. Bristol, 1986 P. Yeh, Optical waves in layered media, Willey, New York 1988 R. M. A. Azzam, N. M. Bashara, Ellipsometry and polarized light, North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1977. J.A. Ogilvy, Theory of wave scattering from rough surfaces, Adam Hilger, 1991. B. D. Cullity, Introduction to magnetic materials, Addison-Wesley, London. J.A.C. Bland and B. Heinrich (Eds.), Ultrathin magnetic structures I-IV, Springer 2005.

Recommended literature:

Papers in scientific journals

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

tutorials, examination

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Understand basic physical properties (optical, magnetic) of thin films.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Optics of thin films and surfaces • electromagnetic theory of light propagating, effects at interface • matrix description of layered media, anisotropic and magnetooptic films • partial coherence, thick films Magnetic thin films • magnetic anisotropy, hysteresis loop • magnetic domains and magnetization reversal • perpendicular magnetic anisotropy, exchange interactions, surface magnetism • spin transport, GMR, AMR • magnetic and magnetooptical recording • thin-film magnetic sensors

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