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260049 VU Fundamentals of Photonics (2021W)

5.00 ECTS (3.00 SWS), SPL 26 - Physik
Continuous assessment of course work
ON-SITE

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Details

max. 15 participants
Language: German, English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 13.10. 09:15 - 10:45 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 20.10. 09:15 - 10:45 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 27.10. 09:15 - 10:45 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 03.11. 09:15 - 10:45 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 10.11. 09:15 - 10:45 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 17.11. 09:15 - 10:45 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 24.11. 09:15 - 10:45 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 15.12. 09:15 - 10:45 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 12.01. 09:15 - 10:45 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 19.01. 09:15 - 10:45 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Aims
At the end of this course, students will have the necessary background to understand the basics of photonic related research fields and subjects. Students will obtain the competence to independently derive basic quantities by application of appropriate mathematical models both on paper and in simple computer simulations.

Contents
Topics include: wave optics, beam optics, Fourier optics, electromagnetic optics, polarization optics, interferometers, lasers, nonlinear optics, spectral and noise properties of light, guided wave and fiber optics
Methods

Methods
Methods of the course include interactive lectures with regular student participation, exercise classes employing various learning methods (group work, individual homework assignments, mathematical examples, basic programming examples).

Assessment and permitted materials

In-class examples (50%) and a final oral exam (50%). During the final oral exam, no materials are permitted.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Throughout this course a total of 100 points will be obtainable. The minimum requirement for a passing grade is 50 points or more. Grades will be given as indicated below:
≥ 50 points: 4
≥ 60 points: 3
≥ 75 points: 2
≥ 90 points: 1

Examination topics

See “Contents” section

Reading list

This lecture is based on
Saleh, B. E. A.; Teich, M. C.(1991/2007/2019): Fundamentals of Photonics. 1st/2nd/3rd ed. Wiley. (available as a print book via usearch)
Siegmann, Anthony E.(1986): Lasers. University Science Books.
Boyd, Robert W. (2008): Nonlinear Optics. 3rd ed. Elsevier. (available as an e-book via usearch)

The lecture will be given in English unless there are exclusively native German-speaking students.

Association in the course directory

M-VAF A 2, M-VAF B, UF MA PHYS 01a, UF MA PHYS 01b

Last modified: Th 07.10.2021 16:49