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2020/2021

Selected Topics of Optics

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XP02VPO Z,ZK 4 2P+2S
Lecturer:
Josef Kravárik (guarantor)
Tutor:
Josef Kravárik (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Physics
Synopsis:

Properties of light, wave equation, plane wave, polarization, reflection and refraction, natural and artificial anisotropy, optical modulators, coherence, interference, thin films, interferometers, diffraction, optical grating, holography, methods of visualization, normal and anomalous dispersion, optical image formation, optical devices, photometry, colorimetry, atoms radiation, stimulated emission, lasers.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

1. Basic properties of light, wave equation, plane wave, polarization, energy

2. Reflection and refraction , Fresnel's formula, reflections at metal surface

3. Elements of crystals optics, anizotropic crystals, polarizers, phase plate

4. Artificial anisotropy, methods of realization, electrooptical modulators

5. Theory of interference, coherent radiation and sources, interference on thin film

6. Application of interference: reflections and antireflection coatings, interferometers

7. Diffraction on circular hole and screen, optical gratings, method of phase contrast

8. Holography, holographic recording and wavefront reconstruction, applications

9. Schlieren and shadow methods of visualization, schlieren systems, applications

10. Dispersion of light, dispersion relation, normal and anomalous dispersion

11. Optical image formation, optical systems, optical devices, aberration

12. Photometry, eye and vision, photometrical units, foundations of colorimetry

13. Radiation of atoms and molecules, spectra, spectroscopy, spectral analysis

14. Stimulated emission, lasers, applications

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Polarization by reflection at interface of dielectrics, Brewster's angle

2. Thin film polarizer

3. Transfer function of electrooptical modulator

4. Contrast rate of optical system with Pockel's cell

5. Measurement with a schlieren system

6. Michelson interferometer, coherence length

7. Index of refraction calculation from interference fringes shift

8. Diffraction on circular hole, screen and fiber

9. Diffraction on optical slit and grating

10. Magnification of optical devices

11. Spectral measurements

12. Spectral analysis

13. Demonstration of laser system

14. Demonstration of XUV-radiation source

Study Objective:
Study materials:

[1] Born, M., Wolf, E.: Principles of Optics, Pergamon Press Oxford 1968

Note:
Further information:
https://moodle.fel.cvut.cz/courses/XP02VPO
Time-table for winter semester 2020/2021:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
roomT2:B2-39a
Kravárik J.
12:45–14:15
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
Laboratoř
roomT2:B2-39a
Kravárik J.
14:30–16:00
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Dejvice
Laboratoř
Fri
Thu
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2020/2021:
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The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2020-09-22
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