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Optics of Thin Films and Multilayers - NOOE011
Title in English: Optika tenkých vrstev a vrstevnatých struktur
Guaranteed by: Institute of Physics of Charles University (32-FUUK)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2007
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 3
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/0 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Guarantor: prof. Ing. Štefan Višňovský, DrSc.
Classification: Physics > Optics and Optoelectronics
Annotation -
Last update: prof. Ing. Štefan Višňovský, DrSc. (20.05.2013)
Electromagnetic wave interactions in a isotropic layer deposited on an isotropic substrate Effect of the incident polarization. Reflection and transmission coefficients. Effect of absorption. Relations between material tensors and optical characteristics. Generalized ellipsometry. Effect of interfaces in multilayers. Effect of optical anisotropy in layered systems. Fraunhofer diffraction in laterally structured anisotropic multilayers. Nonideal layered structures. Effective medium approximation.
Aim of the course -
Last update: VISNOV/MFF.CUNI.CZ (15.05.2008)

Introduction into thin film and multilayer optics using Maxwell equations approach.

Course completion requirements -
Last update: prof. Ing. Štefan Višňovský, DrSc. (13.06.2019)

Oral exam

Literature -
Last update: prof. Ing. Štefan Višňovský, DrSc. (13.06.2019)

R. M. A. Azzam, N. M. Bashara, Ellipsometry and polarized light, Noth-Holland, Amsterdam / New York / Oxford 1977.

P. Yeh, Electromagnetic propagation in birefringent layered media, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 69 (1979) 742-756.

Weng Cho Chew, Waves and Fields in Inhomogeneous Media (The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., New York 1995).

F. Abeles, Recherches sur la propagation des ondes electromagnetiques sinusoidal dans les milieu stratifi0s. Application aux couches minces. Ann. Phys. Paris vol. 5, 596-640 (1950).

Teaching methods -
Last update: VISNOV/MFF.CUNI.CZ (15.05.2008)

Lecture

Requirements to the exam -
Last update: prof. Ing. Štefan Višňovský, DrSc. (13.06.2019)

Maxwell equations in planarly layered media. Isotropic multilayers at a general angle of incidence. Reflection and transmission amplitude coefficients. Poynting vector in multilayers. Reflectance and transmittance. Effective medium theory.

Syllabus -
Last update: prof. Ing. Štefan Višňovský, DrSc. (10.06.2019)

Electromagnetic wave interactions in an isotropic layer deposited on an isotropic substrate. Effect of the incident polarization. Reflection and transmission coefficients. Effect of absorption. Relations between material tensors and optical characteristics. Generalized ellipsometry. Effect of interfaces in multilayers. Effect of optical anisotropy in layered systems. Fraunhofer diffraction in laterally structured anisotropic multilayers.

 
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