Enrollment into the program. Passed exam from Optics (frst cycle subject) and Photonics (second cycle subject) recommended.
Spectroscopic instruments. Detection of visible and infrared light. Thermal and quantum detectors. Noise sources and analysis. Monochromators. Interferometers. Foruier spectroscopy.
Absorption and fluoroscence spectroscopy.
Atomic spectra. Single electron states, spin-orbit coupling, Zeeman effect, Stark effect, hyperfine structure. Energy levels lifetime, homogeneous and inhomogeneous broadening, broadening due to collisions, Doppler broadening. Absorption saturation, structure within Doppler broadening, laser frequency stabilization with absoprption saturation. Optical cooling.
Time separated methods. Optical Bloch methods, free precession signal, quantum beating, photon echo.
Light scattering. Raman spectroscopy. Stimulated Raman scattering, CARS, time separated Raman scattering. Brillouin and Rayleigh scattering. Hidrodynamic fluctuations and scattered light spectrum. Photon correlation spectroscopy of slow fluctuations in matter.
W. Demtroder, Laser Spectroscopy, 2. izdaja, Springer, 1995,
G. H. Rieke, Detection of Light, Cambridge University Press, 2003,
I. I. Sobelman, Atomic Spectra and Radiative Transistions, Springer, 1992.
Knowledge and understanding:
Knowledge and understanding of optical spectroscopy principles which enable quantitative analysis of specific method.
Choice and setup of spectroscopic methods and related optical experiments for use in physics, material science, chemistry and environment science.
Capability of critical evaluation of written and electronic sources in the field of optical spectroscopy, evaluation of specific method effectivness, capability of own knowledge and results judgment with respect to world achievements.
Usage of spectroscopic methods in various science and technology fields.
Lectures, numerical exercises, homework, consultations.
Final written exam or exams from exercises during the course
grading: 5 (fail), 6-10 (pass) (according to the Statute of UL)
- VILFAN, Mojca, OSTERMAN, Natan, ČOPIČ, Martin, RAVNIK, Miha, ŽUMER, Slobodan, KOTAR, Jurij, BABIČ, Dušan, POBERAJ, Igor. Confinement effect on interparticle potential in nematic colloids. Phys. rev. lett. 101, 237801 (2008).
- GORJAN, Martin, MARINČEK, Marko, ČOPIČ, Martin. Pump absorption and temperature distribution in erbium-doped double-clad fluoride-glass fibres. Opt. express, 17, 19814(2009).
- PETELIN, Andrej, ČOPIČ, Martin. Observation of a soft mode of elastic instability in liquid crystal elastomers. Phys. rev. lett. 103, 077801 (2009).
- MERTELJ, Alenka, REŠETIČ, Andraž, GYERGYEK, Sašo, MAKOVEC, Darko, ČOPIČ, Martin. Anisotropic microrheological properties of chain-forming magnetic fluids. Soft matter 7, 118 (2011).
- MERTELJ, Alenka, CMOK, Luka, ČOPIČ, Martin, COOK, Gary, EVANS, Dean R. Critical behavior of director fluctuations in suspensions of ferroelectric nanoparticles in liquid crystals at the nematic to smectic-A phase transition. Phys. rev. E 85, 021705 (2012).