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Optical Interactions in Periodic Anisotropic Structures - NOOE112
Title in English: Optické interakce v periodických anizotropních strukturách
Guaranteed by: Institute of Physics of Charles University (32-FUUK)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2018
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 3
Hours per week, examination: winter 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: G_F (29.05.2001)
Optical interactions in periodical anisotropy structures. For Ph.D. students only.
Aim of the course -
Last update: VISNOV/MFF.CUNI.CZ (15.05.2008)

Introduction to modeling of electromagnetic response in anisotropic multilayer diffraction gratings.

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)

Max Born & Emil Wolf, Principles of Optics, Electromagnetic Theory of Propagation Interference and Diffraction of Light, Sixth (Corrected) Edition, Cambridge University Press 1997.

Eugene Hecht, Optics, 4th Edition, Addison Wesley 2002.

R. M. A. Azzam and N. M. Bashara, Ellipsometry and Polarized Light,North Holland, Elsevier Amsterdam -Lausanne - New York - Oxford -Shannon -Tokyo, 1987.

Frederick Wooten, Optical Properties of Solids, Academic Press, New York and London 1972.

Amnon Yariv, Pochi Yeh, Optical Waves in Crystals. Propagation and Control of Laser

Radiation, John Wiley \& Sons, New York 1984.

K. Rokushima and J. Yamakita: Analysis of anisotropic dielectric gratings, J. Opt. Soc. Am. Vol. 73 (1983) 901-908.

Š. Višňovský and K. Yasumoto: Multilayer anisotropic bi-periodic diffraction gratings, Czech. J. Phys. B Vol. 51, 229--247 (2001).

Lifeng Li: Fourier modal method for crossed anisotropic gratings with arbitrary permittivity and permeability tensors, J. Optics A: Pure Appl. Opt. Vol. 5} (2003) 345-355.

S. Ponti, C. Oldano, and M. Becchi: Bloch wave approach to the optics of crystals, Phys. Rev. E Vol. 64 (2001) Art. No. 021704.

M. Becchi, C. Oldano, and S. Ponti: Spatial dispersion and optics of crystals, J. Optics A: Pure Appl. Opt. Vol. 1 (1999) 713-718.

M. Neviere and E. Popov: Light Propagation in Periodic Media, Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York Basel, 2003.

J.-M. Lourtioz, H. Benisty, V. Berger, J.-M. Gerard, D. Maystre, A. Tchelnokov: Les cristaux photoniques ou la lumiere en cage, Collection Technique et Scientifique des Telecommunications, GET et Lavoisier, Paris, 2003; Photonic crystals: towards nanoscale photonic devices, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg New York, 2005.

F. Abeles, Recherches sur la propagation des ondes electromagnetiques sinusoidales dans les milieux stratifies. Application aux couches minces, Ann. Phys. Paris Vol. 5 (1950) 596-640.

D. W. Berreman: Optics in Stratified and Anisotropic Media: 4x4-Matrix Formulation, J. Opt. Soc. Am. Vol. 62 (1972) 502-510.

P. Yeh: Electromagnetic Propagation in Birefringent Layered Media, J. Opt. Soc. Am. Vol. 69 (1979) 742-756; P. Yeh, Optics of anisotropic layered media: a new 4x4 matrix algebra, Surf. Sci. Vol. 96 (1980) 41-53.

Štefan Višňovský, Optics in magnetic multilayers and nanostructures, Taylor and Francis 2006.

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


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

Maxwell equations in periodic anisotropic multilayers. Material relations and symmetry. Electro-optic effects, Magneto-optic effects. Material relations and symmetry. Optical activity. Boundary conditions at interfaces. Eigenmodes in periodic media. Transfer matrix and propagation matrix in anisotropic multilayers. Response in reflection and transmission.

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

Maxwell equations in periodic multilayer anisotropic media. Constitutive equations in anisotropic media. Electrooptic effects. Magnetooptic effects. Optical activity. Eigenmodes in periodic medium. Transfer and propagation matrices. Boundary conditions at interfaces of periodic anisotropic media. Response in reflection and transmission.

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