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phy633 - Optics (Complete module description)
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Module label Optics
Module code phy633
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
(Attendance: 56 hrs, Self study: 124 hrs)
Faculty/Institute Institute of Physics
Used in course of study
  • Master's Programme Engineering Physics (Master) >
  • Master's Programme Engineering Physics (Master) >
Contact person
Module responsibility
Entry requirements
Electrodynamics
Skills to be acquired in this module
The students acquire broad theoretical and experimental knowledge of optics together with the necessary physical background. In the laboratory they acquire practical skills during application of their knowledge from lecture. The module prepares the students to work in the field of optical science and engineering in general, and yields the base for all further specialisations within the field of optics and laser
technology.
Module contents
Fundamental and advanced concepts of optics. Topics include: reflection and refraction, optical properties of matter, polarisation, dielectric function and complex index of refraction, evanescent waves, dispersion and absorption of light, Seidel's abberations, Sellmeier's equations, optical systems, wave optics, Fourier analysis, wave packets, chirp, interference, interferometry, spatial and temporal coherence, diffraction (Huygens, Fraunhofer, Fresnel), focussing and optical resolution, brilliance, Fourier optics, optics at short wavelengths (extreme UV and X-rays)
Reader's advisory
Born and Wolf: Principles of Optics (Cambridg Press);
E. Hecht: Optics (Addison-Wesley);
Pedrotti and Pedrotti: Introduction to Optics (Prentice- Hall);
Saleh and Teich, Fundamentals of Photonics (Wiley);
all those books are also available in German
Links
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency Wintersemester
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lern-/Lehrform / Type of program Lecture: Lecture: 3 hrs/week, Laboratory: 1 hrs/week
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
max. 2hr written examination or max 1h oral examination or experimental work and laboratory reports or presentation or homework
Course type Lecture
SWS 4.00
Frequency SuSe or WiSe
Workload attendance 56 h