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.


- Photons

- Preparation

- Wave /Particles

- Statistics

- Electrons

- Process of Measuring

- Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle

- Schrödinger Equation

- Potentials

- Atoms

- Hydrogen Atom

Lab exercises:

- Optical Bench, Quantum Eraser

- Planck's Law of Radiation

- Energy Conversion Efficiency of Light Sources

Jürgen Jahns: Photonik. Oldenbourg, München 2000.

Bahaa E. A. Saleh, Malvin C. Teich: Grundlagen der Photonik. Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 2008.

Georg A. Reider: Photonik. Eine Einführung in die Grundlagen. Springer, Wien 2005.

Lecture, script, teaching aids, practical lab exercises.

Oral examination and lab report.