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Course syllabus I-FKM - Photonic crystals and metamaterials (FEEIT - WS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Photonic crystals and metamaterials
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
2 hours weekly (on-site method)
2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated:
Recommended semester/trimester:
Nuclear and Physical Engineering - master (semi-compulsory), 3. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods:
Participation on lectures, individual work.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Electromagnetic properties of photonic crystals, metamaterials, structures with metallic components. Surface and localized plasmon resonances. Analytical and numerical method for the analysis of photonic systems.
Course contents:
Electromagentic waves in homogeneous material: permittivity of metals and dielectrics, magentic permeability. Waves scatetring on interfaces and thin slabs: light cone, Fabry-Perot resonance, total reflection, tunneling. One dimensional photonic crystal: physical origin of gaps. lattice defects, bound states. Two-dimensional photonic crystal: properties, symmetries, spectrum, point and linear defects, waveguides, surface states. Photonic crystal slabs. Surface plasmons: excitation, properties, aplication. Localized plasmons in metallic nanoparticles. Metamaterials: structure, design, properties. Electromagentic properties of metamaterials.
Recommended or required reading:
MARKOŠ, P. -- SOUKOULIS, C M. Wave Propagation: From Electrons to Photonic Crystals and Left-Handed Materials. Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2008. 376 p. ISBN 978-0-691-13003-3.
MARKOŠ, P. Fotonické kryštály a metamateriály. Košice : Ústav experimentálnej fyziky SAV, 2013. 89 p. ISBN 978-80-89656-04-2.
JOANNOPOULOS, J D. -- JOHNOSON, S G. -- WINN, J N. -- MEADE, R D. Photonic Crystals: Molding the Flow of Light. Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2008. 286 p. ISBN 978-0-691-12456-8.
SAKODA, K. Optical Properties of Photonic Crystals. Berlin : Springer Verlag London, 2005. 253 p. ISBN 978-3-540-20682-8.
MAIER, S A. Plasmonics: Fundamentals and Applications. New York : Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, 2007. 223 p. ISBN 978-0-387-33150-8.
YEH, P. Optical waves in layered media. Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2005. 406 p. ISBN 0-471-73192-7.
YARIV, A. -- YEH, P. Photonics. Optical Electronics in Modern Communications. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007. 836 p.

Language of instruction: slovak or english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 4

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Name of lecturer(s):
prof. Ing. Julius Cirák, CSc. (person responsible for course)
RNDr. Juraj Chlpík, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor) - slovak, english
Last modification:
14. 5. 2019
Supervisor: prof. Ing. Julius Cirák, CSc. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by RNDr. Marian Puškár on 05/14/2019.

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