227-0125-00L  Optics and Photonics

SemesterSpring Semester 2020
LecturersJ. Leuthold
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish



Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
227-0125-00 VOptics and Photonics2 hrs
Tue10:15-12:00ETZ E 6 »
J. Leuthold
227-0125-00 UOptics and Photonics2 hrs
Tue08:15-10:00ETZ E 6 »
J. Leuthold

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AbstractThis lecture covers both - the fundamentals of "Optics" such as e.g. "ray optics", "coherence", the "Planck law" or the "Einstein relations" but also the fundamentals of "Photonics" on the generation, processing, transmission and detection of photons.
ObjectiveA sound base for work in the field of optics and photonics will be given.
ContentChapter 1: Ray Optics
Chapter 2: Electromagnetic Optics
Chapter 3: Polarization
Chapter 4: Coherence and Interference
Chapter 5: Fourier Optics and Diffraction
Chapter 6: Guided Wave Optics
Chapter 7: Optical Fibers
Chapter 8: The Laser
Lecture notesLecture notes will be handed out.
Prerequisites / NoticeFundamentals of Electromagnetic Fields (Maxwell Equations) & Bachelor Lectures on Physics.

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Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits6 credits
ExaminersJ. Leuthold
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is only offered in the session after the course unit. Repetition only possible after re-enrolling.
Mode of examinationoral 30 minutes
Additional information on mode of examinationDie Beteiligung am Übungsbetrieb wird im Sinne der Lernelemente mit bis zu 0.25 Notenpunkten belohnt. Es wird erwartet, dass man die Übungen löst. Zur Kontrolle werden die Übungen an 3 zufälligen Terminen eingezogen. Wer mindestens 2 Übungsserien gelöst hat erhält 0.25 Notenpunkt Gutschriften.
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