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260092 VO Introduction to Photonics (2016S)

2.50 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 26 - Physik

Details

Sprache: Englisch

Prüfungstermine

Lehrende

Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert

Dienstag 01.03. 09:00 - 10:30 Seminarraum, Zi. 3354A, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Dienstag 08.03. 09:00 - 10:30 Seminarraum, Zi. 3354A, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Dienstag 15.03. 09:00 - 10:30 Seminarraum, Zi. 3354A, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Dienstag 05.04. 09:00 - 10:30 Seminarraum, Zi. 3354A, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Dienstag 12.04. 09:00 - 10:30 Seminarraum, Zi. 3354A, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Dienstag 19.04. 09:00 - 10:30 Seminarraum, Zi. 3354A, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Dienstag 26.04. 09:00 - 10:30 Seminarraum, Zi. 3354A, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Dienstag 03.05. 09:00 - 10:30 Seminarraum, Zi. 3354A, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Dienstag 10.05. 09:00 - 10:30 Seminarraum, Zi. 3354A, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Dienstag 24.05. 09:00 - 10:30 Seminarraum, Zi. 3354A, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Dienstag 31.05. 09:00 - 10:30 Seminarraum, Zi. 3354A, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Dienstag 07.06. 09:00 - 10:30 Seminarraum, Zi. 3354A, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Dienstag 14.06. 09:00 - 10:30 Seminarraum, Zi. 3354A, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Dienstag 21.06. 09:00 - 10:30 Seminarraum, Zi. 3354A, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Dienstag 28.06. 09:00 - 10:30 Seminarraum, Zi. 3354A, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Dienstag 28.06. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum, Zi. 3354A, Boltzmanngasse 5, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien
Mittwoch 29.06. 16:30 - 18:15 Kurt-Gödel-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien

Information

Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

This is an introductory course to the field of photonics.

Table of contents:

    Linear optics


  1. Ray optics (short intro)

  2. Electromagnetic waves

  3. Propagation in free space, Maxwell's equations

  4. Propagation in homogeneous, linear, nondispersive, isotropic media (linear response: dielectric function, susceptibility, refractive index)

  5. Plane wave, spherical wave, Gaussian wave

  6. Wave packets

  7. Absorption and dispersion (complex refractive index, Kramers-Kronig)

  8. Intensity, Poynting vector, Energy flow

  9. Boundary conditions, phase matching

  10. Waveguides

  11. Crystal optics, polarization states (anisotropic media)

  12. Index ellipsoid, wave vector surfaces, ray vector surface and relation

  13. Birefringence

  14. Fourier optics

  15. Nonlinear optics


  16. Interference and coherence, interferometry

  17. Nonlinear dielectric susceptibilities

  18. Electro-optic effect (Pockels, Kerr)

  19. Applications: phase- , intensity- , polarization modulation

  20. Photorefractive effect I (electro-optic materials)

  21. Photorefractive effect II (2-states systems, polymers and composites)

  22. Sum-frequency generation: second harmonic generation (coupled wave theory, DEQs and solution, phase matching, realization)

  23. Holography in nonlinear materials, dynamical holography etc.

  24. Photonic bandgap materials, metamaterials, photonic crystals


Basic knowledge in solid state physics required. Closely along the lines of Photonik (in German) by G.A. Reider (s. literature) and Saleh/Teich (Fundamentals of photonics)

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

Oral exam. Slides provided by mFally

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

Knowledge of wave propagation in optical linear and nonlinear media, ability to apply this knowledge, explain the fundamental concepts and equations.


  1. Excellent knowledge, can explain and apply derived equations: 1 (SEHR GUT)

  2. Good knowledge, can explain equations: 2 (GUT)

  3. Good knowledge, can understand equations: 3 (BEFRIEDIGEND)

  4. Basic knowledge of concepts, can understand equations: 4 (GENUEGEND)

  5. Else: 5 (NICHT GENUEGEND)

Prüfungsstoff

Understanding of the course, i.e., knowledge in

  1. Linear optics


    • Ray optics (short intro)

    • Electromagnetic waves, Maxwell's equations and solutions in linear media

    • Other solutions: spherical wave, Gaussian wave, wave packets

    • Absorption and dispersion (complex refractive index, Kramers-Kronig)

    • Intensity, Poynting vector, Energy flow

    • Boundary conditions, phase matching

    • Waveguides

    • Crystal optics, polarization states (anisotropic media)

    • Birefringence

    • Interference and coherence, interferometry


  2. Nonlinear optics


    • Nonlinear dielectric susceptibilities

    • Electro-optic effect (Pockels, Kerr)

    • Photorefractive effect I (electro-optic materials)

    • Photorefractive effect II (2-states systems, polymers and composites)

    • Sum-frequency generation: second harmonic generation (coupled wave theory, DEQs and solution, phase matching, realization)

    • Holography in nonlinear materials, dynamical holography etc.

    • Photonic bandgap materials, metamaterials, photonic crystals


Literatur


Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

MF 2, MF 4, MaG 9, MaG 13, LA-Ph212(3)

Letzte Änderung: Mo 07.09.2020 15:41