



Last update: Mgr. Kateřina Mikšová (02.02.2022)



Last update: doc. RNDr. Karel Houfek, Ph.D. (14.05.2023)
The condition for completing the course is the successful passing of the exam, which is preceded by getting credit for the exercises. 


Last update: doc. RNDr. Jan Prokleška, Ph.D. (26.02.2024)
1. University Physics Volume 2 and Volume 3, Jeff Sanny, Samuel Ling, OpenStax, 2016 2. Electricity and Magnetism (3rd edition), E.M. Purcell and D.J. Morin, Cambridge University Press, 2013 3. Fundamentals of Physics II: Electromagnetism, Optics, and Quantum Mechanics (The Open Yale Courses Series Book 2) 1st Edition, R. Shankar 4. The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol. II: The New Millennium Edition: Mainly Electromagnetism and Matter (50th New Millennium Edition), Richard P. Feynman, R. B. Leighton, M. Sands 5. Electromagnetism, J. C. Slater, Dover Books on Physics, 2011 6. Solved Problems in Classical Electromagnetism, J. Franklin, Dover Books on Physics, 2018 7. Optics. E. Hecht, MA: AddisonWesley, 2001 8. Introduction to Fourier Optics, J.W. Goodman, Englewood, CO: Roberts & Co., 2004 9. Engineering Optics, K. Iizuka, Springer 2019 10. Introduction to Modern Optics, G.R. Fowles, Dover Books on Physics, 1990 11. Modern Classical Physics: Optics, Fluids, Plasmas, Elasticity, Relativity, and Statistical Physics, K.S. Thorne, R.D. Blandford, Princetown University Press, 2017 12. Fundamentals of Physics, Halliday, Resnick and Walker, 10 edition, Wiley, 2013 13. Lecture notes 14. Set of problems (with solutions) for exercises 15. Visualizations of key experiments 


Last update: doc. RNDr. Jan Prokleška, Ph.D. (19.02.2024)
Final mark is based on the oral examination. Oral examination takes place during the examination period and students must first obtain the credit for exercises. Credit for exercises is based on the presence on exercises, active participation and successful completion of the test. 


Last update: Mgr. Kateřina Mikšová (07.02.2022)
1. Basic concepts and laws of the electrostatic field in vacuum: Point charge, charge density. Coulomb's law. Electrostatic field intensity, potential, energy, and density. Gauss's law, Poisson's equation, Laplace's equation. Electrostatic induction. Conductive and nonconductive body. Capacity. The interaction energy of point charges. Forces acting on a dipole. 2. Electrical current: definition, current density, continuity equation. Stationary electric field. Ohm's law, electrical resistance, and electrical conductivity. Stationary electrical circuit. Electromotive voltage, Kirchhoff's rules. Joule's law. 3. Basic concepts and laws of the magnetic field in vacuum: Magnetic induction, Ampere's law. Vector potential, BiotSavart formula. Magnetic circuit, magnetostatic field. 4. Quasistationary electric and magnetic fields: Law of electromagnetic induction. Self and mutual inductance of conductors. General properties of a quasistationary field. Magnetic field energy density. Quasistationary circuit, Kirchhoff's rules. AC harmonic voltage generation, AC circuits. 5.The electrostatic and magnetic field in media: Polarization of dielectrics, bound charges. Gauss's law for electrostatic fields in dielectrics, vector of electric induction. Magnetic polarization (magnetization). Ampere's law in the materials, magnetic field intensity. Material's relations, electrical/magnetic susceptibility, permittivity, and permeability. 6. Dielectric and magnetic properties of materials: ClausiusMossotti equation. Ferroic order, Curie and CurieWeiss law. Important applications. 7. Electrical transport in materials: metals, semiconductors, insulators. Validity of Ohm's law, carriers' mobility. Drude's theory, FranzWiedemann relation. Pn junction, transistor. Hall effect. Thermoelectric effect. Important applications. 8. Geometrical optics: specular and diffuse reflection, refraction (Snell’s law), total internal reflection, dispersion, mirrors (mirror equation), raytracing, aberrations, lens design (thin lens equation, multiple lens system), apertures and stops. 9. Wave optics: plane wave (polarization, energy density), interference (standing wave, phase and group velocity, interferometers), coherence, Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction, image formation, resolution, space bandwidth product, optical components, anisotropic optical medium, basics of optical and electron microscopies. 10. Resonant lightmatter interaction: Planck law, LambertBeer law, photoelectric effect, absorption, emission (natural and stimulated), applications. 