Lecturer(s)


Course content

 Basic terms, definitions and experimental sources of the Maxwell theory.  Basic equations of the Maxwell theory.  Propagation of electromagnetic waves in a zeroloss indefinite medium. Homogenous wave equation, solution, properties of solution.  Polarization of electromagnetic waves, energy transmitted by monochromatic waves. Spherical waves.  Propagation of electromagnetic waves in a loss indefinite medium. Generaqlized wave equation, its solution for the monochromatic waves, properties of solution. Energy transmitted by waves, true absorption.  Propagation of electromagnetic waves in dielectric anisotropic crystals.  Electromagnetic waves at the interface of two media. Derivation of the law of reflection and refraction and Fresnel equations at the interface of the two zeroloss media from the boundary conditions.  Reflectance and transmittance of the interface of the two zeroloss media.  Total reflection at the interface of the two zeroloss media. Properties of the reflected and the refracted waves.  Kirchhoff theory of diffraction, Kirchhoff integral equation and its assumptions.  Calculation of the complex amplitude (disturbance) in the case of point source.  Fraunhofer diffraction at a basic types of apertures.

Learning activities and teaching methods

unspecified

Learning outcomes

Basic terms and principles of the Maxwell theory of nonstationary electromagnetic field.
Knowledge Define the main ideas and conceptions of the subject, describe the main approaches of the studied topics, recall the theoretical knowledge for solution of model problems.

Prerequisites

No prior requirements.

Assessment methods and criteria

unspecified
Knowledge the scope of the course topics (examination), active attendance in seminars

Recommended literature


Born, M., Wolf, E. (1993). Principles of optics. Pergamon Press New York.

Čechová, M. (1989). Elektromagnetické vlny. UP OLomouc.

Čechová, M., Vyšín, I. (1998). Teorie elektromagnetického pole. UP Olomouc.

Edminister, J. (2010). Schaum's Outline of Electromagnetics. Third Edition. McGrawHill.

Hecht E. (2002). Optics. 4th Edition, Addison Wesley.
