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STUDY PLANS
2020/2021

Optical Spectroscopy

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12OPS ZK 2 2+0 Czech
Lecturer:
Martin Michl (guarantor)
Tutor:
Martin Michl (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Physical Electronics
Synopsis:

Basics of spectroscopic behaviour of atoms and molecules. Elementary experimental techniques for optical spectroscopy.

Requirements:

Previous attending of the 12MOF course is recommended.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Energetic levels in atoms and molecules

2. Interaction with electromagnetic radiation; Tranition probabilities; Selection rules

3. Basic spectroscopic and photometric quantities; Shape of spectral lines; Homogeneous and inhomogeneous broadening

4. Basic spectroscopic instrumentation (sources of radiation, detectors, optical materials)

5. Dispersion spectrometers vs. interferometric instruments; Single-channel vs. multichannel detection

6. Atomic absorption and emission spectroscopy (flame and ICP AAS, ICP OES)

7. UV-Vis absorption spectroscopy;

Colour of matter

8. Luminiscence spectroscopy; Luminiscence decay; Non-radiative relaxation processes

9.Infrared absorption spectroscopy; Raman scattering spectroscopy

10. Polarized light in spectroscopy; Linear dichroism; Fluorescence anisotropy; Depolarization of Raman scattering

11. Chirality and optical activity; Optical rotatoty dispersion; Circular dichroism; Raman optical activity

12. Laboratory excursion I

13. Laboratory excursion II

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Students will become acquainted with theoretical elements and experimental techniques of spectroscopic investigation of atoms and molecules in optical spectral region.

Study materials:

Recommended reading:

1. V. Prosser: Experimental methods of biophysics (in czech), Academia Praha, 1989

2. N. V. Tkachenko: Optical spectroscopy: methods and instrumentation, Elsevier Amsterdam, 2006

Note:
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