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Theoretical Optics

Theoretical Optics
Typ: Vorlesung (V)
Semester: SS 2013
Zeit: 15.04.2013
15:45-16:30
30.22 Lehmann Raum 022


22.04.2013
15:45-17:15
30.22 Lehmann Raum 022

29.04.2013
15:45-17:15
30.22 Lehmann Raum 022

06.05.2013
15:45-17:15
30.22 Lehmann Raum 022

13.05.2013
15:45-17:15
30.22 Lehmann Raum 022

27.05.2013
15:45-17:15
30.22 Lehmann Raum 022

03.06.2013
15:45-17:15
30.22 Lehmann Raum 022

10.06.2013
15:45-17:15
30.22 Lehmann Raum 022

17.06.2013
15:45-17:15
30.22 Lehmann Raum 022

24.06.2013
15:45-17:15
30.22 Lehmann Raum 022

01.07.2013
15:45-17:15
30.22 Lehmann Raum 022

08.07.2013
15:45-17:15
30.22 Lehmann Raum 022

Dozent: Boris Narozhny
Prof. Dr. Jörg Schmalian
SWS: 2
LVNr.: 4023111

Vortragssprache:

Englisch

 

Covered topics:

1. Review of classical electrodynamics                                          Suggested literature:

                a. Maxwell's equations in dielectric media.                         J. Jackson, "Classical Electrodynamics",

                b. Electromagnetic waves in dielectric media.                    L. Landau and E. Lifshitz, vols. 2 and 8.

 

2. Elements of Crystal Optics                                                          Suggested literature:                                                 

                a. Polarization                                                                      H. Römer, "Theoretical Optics"

                b. Anisotropic materials; Fresnel equation                           B. Saleh and M. Teich, "Fundamentals of Photonics"

                c. Reflection and refraction at interfaces.

 

3. Theory of Diffraction                                                                  Suggested literature

                a. Scalar diffraction theory                                                   L. Landau and E. Lifshitz, vols. 2 and 8.

                b. Fresnel zones                                                                    H. Römer, "Theoretical Optics"

                c. Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction

                d. X-Ray diffraction in crystals

 

4. Classical coherence theory.                                                        Suggested literature

                                                                                                             E. Wolf, "Introduction to the theory of coherence

                                                                                                                                 and polarization of light"

 
5. Elements of quantum optics.                                                      Suggested literature

                 a. Brief review of quantum mechanics.                              Gerry and Knight, "Introductory Quantum Optics"

                 b. Two-level system; Rabi model

                 c. Stimulated emission.

 

 

Written exam:

 

22.07.2013 (Monday, July 22nd), 14:00 - 16:00,

Gaede Lecture Hall

 

 

Second written exam:

 

24.10.2013 (Thursday, October 24th), 15:45 - 17:45,

Gaede Lecture Hall