CZECH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY IN PRAGUE
STUDY PLANS
2023/2024
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Waves, Optics and Atomic Physics

Code Completion Credits Range Language
02VOAF Z,ZK 6 4+2 Czech

In order to register for the course 02VOAF, the student must have successfully completed or received credit for and not exhausted all examination dates for the course 02MECHZ. The course 02VOAF can be graded only after the course 02MECHZ has been successfully completed.

Garant předmětu:
Jiří Tolar
Lecturer:
Josef Schmidt
Tutor:
Martin Malachov, Filip Moučka, Petr Novotný, Josef Schmidt, Vojtěch Teska, Jan Vysoký, Václav Zatloukal
Supervisor:
Department of Physics
Synopsis:

Wave phenomena in mechanics and electromagnetism: modes, standing and travelling waves, wave packets indispersive media. Wave optics: polarization, interference, diffraction, coherence. Geometrical optics. Introduction toquantum physics: black body radiation, quantum of energy, photoeffect, the Compton effect, the de Broglie waves,the Schrodinger equation, stationary states and spectra of finite systems.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

1. Oscillations of systems of mass points

2. Travelling waves in non-dispersive media

3. Waves in dispersive media

4. Energy and reflection of waves

5. Electromagnetic waves

6. Polarization

7. Interference and diffraction

8. Geometrical optics

9. Black body radiation, photons, de Broglie waves

10. Atomic models and spectra

Syllabus of tutorials:

Solving problems to illustrate the theory from the lecture

Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Physics of mechanical and electromagnetic oscillations and waves, introduction to quantum physics.

Skills:

Solving concrete physical and technical examples concerning oscillations and waves.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] W. Demtröder: Electrodynamics and Optics, Springer, 2019.

[2] F. S. Crawford, Jr.: Berkeley Physics Course 3, Waves, McGraw-Hill, New York 1968. (dostupné v knihovně FJFI ČVUT)

Recommended references:

[3] H. Georgi: The Physics of Waves, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River NJ 2015 (http://www.people.fas.harvard.edu/~hgeorgi/onenew.pdf)

Note:
Further information:
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