Course: Integrated Optics

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Course title Integrated Optics
Course code OPT/IO
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Exercise
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Ježek Miroslav, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1.Introduction to optical integrated circuits 2.Optical waveguides and fibers 3.Coupled modes and optical couplers 4.Passive waveguide elements 5.Integrated optical modulators, switches and multiplexors 6.Sources and detectors in integrated optics 7.Microresonators 8.Photonic crystals 9.Plasmonics 10.Quantum dots 11.Integrated photonics

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Demonstration
  • Attendace - 36 hours per semester
  • Homework for Teaching - 36 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Introduction to optical integrated circuits.
The course discusses basic principles of integrated optical devices and systems. Topics include optical waveguides, optical couplers, modulators, micro-optical resonators, photonic crystals, and plasmonics. Students will get familiar with the basic methods of integrated optics and nanophotonics.
Basic knowledge of electromagnetic field theory and wave optics.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam, Written exam

Attendance, active participation in class, final oral exam.
Recommended literature
  • Ebeling, K.J. (1993). Integrated Optoelectronics. Springer-Verlag Berlin.
  • Fox, M. (2010). Optical Properties of Solids, 2nd edition. Oxford.
  • Goure, J.P., Verrier, I. (2002). Optical fibre devices. IOP Publishing.
  • Hunsperger, R.G. (2009). Integrated Optics: Theory and Technology, 6th edition. Springer.
  • Jahns, J., Helfert, S. (2012). Introduction to Micro- and Nanooptics. Wiley-VCH, Berlin.
  • Joannopoulos, J.D. (2008). Photonic Crystals: Molding the Flow of Light, 2nd edition. Princeton University Press.
  • Saleh, B.E.A., Teich, M.C. (2007). Fundamentals of Photonics, 2nd edition. Wiley.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Optics and Optoelectronics (2015) Physics courses 1 Summer