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2012/2013 Applied Sciences Master Applied Physics
AP3671 D
Optical Waveguiding, Photonic Crystals and Optical Functions
ECTS: 6
Responsible Instructor
Name E-mail
Dr. J. Caro    J.Caro@tudelft.nl
Prof.dr. H.P. Urbach    H.P.Urbach@tudelft.nl
Contact Hours / Week x/x/x/x
0/0/4/4
Education Period
3
4
Start Education
3
Exam Period
4
Course Language
English
Course Contents
Maxwell equations, electromagnetism in dielectric media, waveguiding in planar slab, various types of wave guides, dispersion in wave guides, graded index, attentuation, coupled mode theory, symmetries in solid-state electromagnetism, photonic crystals in 1D, 2D and 3D, photonic crystal slabs, cavities, photonic crystal fibers, optical functions, applications
Study Goals
Knowledge and understanding of wave guiding and photonic crystals as ingredients of present and future nanophotonics
Education Method
Mixture of teaching by the instructors, student activities and guest lectures, also depending on the number of students in the class.
Literature and Study Materials
Material posted on Blackboard
Books
Joannopoulos et al., Photonic Crystals, 2nd edition (Princeton University Press), also available as e-book (http://ab-initio.mit.edu/book/photonic-crystals-book.pdf)book on wave guiding
Assessment
Oral examination