Photonics (ILV)

Course numberM-CE-3.04
Course codePHO
Semester of degree program Semester 3
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
ECTS credits4,0
Language of instruction English

The students will be introduced to quantum optics and the characteristics of photons. To further the knowledge, students will improve their practical skills in the laboratory using different experiments.


- Blackbody Radiation

- Planck's Law

- The Photoelectric Effect

- Wave-Particle Duality

- Matter Waves

- Waves and Wave Packets

- Heisenberg's Uncertainty Relation

- Atomic Structure

- Bohr Atomic Model

- Schrödinger Equation

- Infinite Square Well

Lab exercises:

- Optical Bench, Quantum Eraser

- Planck's Law of Radiation

- Energy Conversion Efficiency of Light Sources

Mool C. Gupta: The handbook of photonics. CRC Pr., Boca Raton 2007.

Lecture, script, teaching aids, practical lab exercises.

Oral examination and lab report.