Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


After the course, the student is expected to be able to (1) explain optical phenomena considered in the course and physical quantities describing them, (2) apply the key equations of the considered phenomena to solving related practical problems, (3) prepare and hold a lecture on any topic in optics, and (4) prepare and hold an exercise session.

Credits: 5

Schedule: 03.03.2023 - 08.06.2023

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Andriy Shevchenko

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    This course covers the most important and relevant topics of electromagnetic optics, polarization optics, beam optics, waveguide optics, photonic crystal optics, statistical optics, photon optics, interaction of photons and atoms, acousto-optics, electro-optics, ultrafast optics, and optical interconnects and switches.


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Spring IV - V
    2023-2024 No teaching

    Enrollment :

    Registration for courses will take place on Sisu (