Topic outline

  • This postgraduate course covers the most important and relevant topics of

    • Fourier optics
    • Electromagnetic optics
    • Polarization optics
    • Statistical optics
    • Nonlinear optics
    • Ultrafast optics

    of the book Fundamentals of Photonics, B.E.A. Saleh and M.C. Teich, 2 ed. (John Wiley & Sons)

    Every week of the course, each attendant studies individually certain topics of the book, solves the related home exercises, and present the solutions to some of the exercises in the classroom (4-5 solutions per student in total). At the last session, the attendants pass the exam. The teachers give short lectures on each topic and help the students to prepare the exercise presentations.