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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Mathematisch-Naturwissen­schaft­liche Fakultät - Modern Optics

Fundamentals of Optical Sciences WS17/18

 

 

Fundamentals of Optical Sciences [P30]

Lehrende / Lecturer: Dr. S. Ramelow & Prof. A. Saenz

Übungen / Exercises: Dr. G. Kewes, Dr. T. Bredtmann

 

Schedule

Wednesday 11.15 o'clock:     

Lecture (Room NEW 15, 3'101)

Thursday  9.30 o'clock:

Lecture (Room NEW 15, 3'101)

Friday 11.15 o'clock:

Lecture (Room NEW 15, 2'101)

Monday 11.15 Uhr:

Exercises (Room NEW 15, 3'101)

 

News

Written exam: Thursday, 01.03.2018, 10:30 to 12:30 o'clock, room NEW14, 0'05.

Repetion exam (written): Wednesday, 11.04.2018, 9:30 to 11:30 o'clock, room 14, 1'12.

Note, as it was agreed on, the lecture on Thursday starts at 9:30 o'clock (instead of 9:15 o'clock).

 

Course content

  • Fundamentals of Modern Optics (Electrodynamics & Special Relativity, Quantum Mechanics, Atom and Solid-State Physics)

  • Wave Optics and Light Propagation (Resonators, Photonic Crystals and
    Metamaterials)

  • Light-Matter Interaction (semi-classical description)

  • Optical Amplification and Laser

  • Types of Lasers and other Coherent Radiation Sources

  • Applications (Frequency Conversion, Laser Spectroscopy, Ultrafast Processes)

  • Nano-Optics und Plasmonics

  • Quantization of the Electromagnetic Field (Fock, Thermal, and Coherent States,
    Properties of Coherence)

  • Quantum-Mechanical Light-Matter Interaction (Jaynes-Cummings Model)

 

Material:

 

18.10.17

Exercise sheet 1

 

25.10.17

Exercise sheet 2

 

01.11.17

Exercise sheet 3

 

08.11.17

Exercise sheet 4

 

 

Contact:

Dr. S. Ramelow, HU Physik, NEW15, 1'708, sven.ramelow[at]physik.hu-berlin.de, 030-2093-7799
Prof. Dr. A. Saenz, HU Physik, NEW15, Raum 2.208, alejandro.saenz[at]physik.hu-berlin.de, 030-2093-4902
Dr. G. Kewes, HU Physik, NEW15, Raum 1'610, gkewes[at]physik.hu-berlin.de, 030-2093-4901
Dr. Timm Bredtmann, MBI, timm.bredtmann[at]mbi-berlin.de, 030-6392-1251.