Course contents *
Mathematical description of electromagnetic waves.
The materials impact on an electromagnetic wave.
Basic geometrical optics and imaging.
Interference and superposition. The concept of coherence and polarization.
Diffraction of waves. The concept of resolution.
The photon, the photo-electrical effect, the Schrödinger equation and the uncertainty principle
The Bohr model, spin, angular momentum and dipoles
The periodic system, functioning of the laser and the characteristics of laser radiation
Insulators, semiconductors and metals, p-n transition, ligth emmitting diods and the photo detector
Nuclear physics and radioactivity.
Overview of quarks, leptons and big bang
(34h F, 18h Ö)
Three laboratory experiments, relevant for the area, are done and presented by written reports.