OPTICS

Ingegneria Elettronica OPTICS

0622400029
DIPARTIMENTO DI INGEGNERIA INDUSTRIALE
ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING
2014/2015

OBBLIGATORIO
YEAR OF COURSE 1
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2012
SECONDO SEMESTRE
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
660LESSONS
Objectives
THE COURSE PROVIDES THE THEORETICAL ISSUES OF THE OPTICAL PROPAGATION AND DESCRIBES THE WORK-ING PRINCIPLE OF OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES AND OPTICAL COMPONENTS USED IN TELECOMMUNICATION SYS-TEMS AND IN SENSOR AND INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS. THE COURSE CONTAINS LABORATORY COMPONENT.
Prerequisites
THE COURSE REQUIRES THE KNOWLEDGE OF FOLLOWING TOPICS: GENERAL THEOREMS OF THE ELECTROMAGNETISMS, WAVE PROPAGATION IN FREE SPACE, WAVE PROPAGATION IN WAVEGUIDES.
Contents
GEOMETRICAL OPTICS:
EIKONAL AND OPTICAL RAYS; RAYS IN A STRATIFIED MEDIUM; MATRIX OPTICS; LENSES AND MIRRORS; INPUT-OUTPUT MATRIX OF OPTICAL SYSTEMS; CARDINAL PLANES AND CARDINAL POINTS; TRANSFER MATRIX OF OPTI-CAL SYSTEMS; OPTICAL ABERRATIONS.

FOURIER OPTICS:
OPTICAL TRANSFER FUNCTION; FRESNEL AND FRAUNHOFER INTEGRALS; DIFFRACTION BY APERTURES; GAUSSIAN BEAMS; AMPLITUDE AND PHASE GRATINGS. ; COHERENCE; SPATIAL FILTERING.

ANISOTROPIC MATERIALS
PRINCIPAL PERMITTIVITIES OF AN ANISOTROPIC CRYSTAL; WAVE PROPAGATION IN ANISOTROPIC CRYSTALS; UNIAXIAL CRYSTALS; BIREFRINGENCE; QUARTER-WAVE PLATE; HALF-WAVE PLATE.

OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES
PLANAR OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES; OPTICAL TUNNEL EFFECT AND PRISM COUPLER; OPTICAL FIBERS; TRANSMIS-SION PARAMETERS; FIBER MEASUREMENTS; OPTICAL COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS; OPTICAL SESORS; PHOTO-NIC CRYSTAL WAVEGUIDES.

OPTICAL COMPONENTS AND CIRCUITS
MICHELSON AND MACH-ZENDER INTERFEROMETERS; FABRY-PEROT CAVITY; POLARIZATION FILTERS; OPTICAL ISOLATOR; BRAGG FILTERS; ANTI-REFLECTION LAYERS.

LABORATORY
SILICON REFLECTANCE MEASUREMENTS; PLANAR WAVEGUIDE M-LINES MEASUREMENT AND REFRACTION IN-DEX PROFILE RECOVERING; CHARACTERIZATION OF LASER-FIBER COUPLING; FIBER OPTICS NUMERICAL APERTU-RE MEASUREMENT; CHARACTERIZATION OF A FIBER BRAGG SENSOR; ANALYSIS OF DIFFRACTION BY APERTURE; LASER BEAM DIVERGENCE MEASUREMENT.
Teaching Methods
LECTURES, CLASSWORKS, IN-CLASS TESTS AFTER LECTURES BLOCKS (EQUATION SHEET PROVIDED), LABORATORY EXPERIENCES (IN TEAM), TECHNICAL REPORTS (INDIVIDUAL).
Verification of learning
DISCUSSION OF TECHNICAL REPORTS AND OF IN-CLASS TESTS; FINAL ORAL EXAM
Texts
P. BASSI, G. BELLANCA, G. TARTARINI: “PROPAGAZIONE OTTICA LIBERA E GUIDATA”, ED. CLUEB BOLOGNA
W. GOODMAN: INTRODUCTION TO FOURIER OPTICS, MCGRAW-HILL
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