Applied Wave Physics

  • Cours (CM) 24h
  • Cours intégrés (CI) -
  • Travaux dirigés (TD) 24h
  • Travaux pratiques (TP) -
  • Travail étudiant (TE) 72h

Langue de l'enseignement : Anglais

Enseignement proposé en : en présence

Enseignement proposé en : à distance

Description du contenu de l'enseignement

1 Dipolar emission
-dipolar emission, emission of E-M waves, Rayleigh diffusion
2. interface between two dielectric media
-Frenel coefficients in amplitude and energy, impedance
-Brewster incidence
3. Guided Propagation
- coaxial cable,
- optical cable (modes),
- wave guide (cutoff pulsation)
4. Waves superposition
-building a wave packet
- Connection between real space and Fourier space
- Modulation-demodulation ( ??)
- Signal decomposition
5. Modern Physics
- photon, wave matter (de Broglie),
-Schrödinger equation
--introduction to spectroscopy
6. Modern microscopy
-electron microscopy
-Tunnel effect and Scanning Tunnelling Microscope
7. Laser
8. Applications on Magnetism
-Macroscopic aspect : hysteresis cycle
-Microscopic aspect: principle of Magnetic resonance (semi-classical approach

Compétences à acquérir

At the end of the course the students will be able to understand: i) the propagation of waves ; ii) the interaction of waves with surounding media ; iii) some applications of waves and electromagnetisms to modern physic

Bibliographie, lectures recommandées

  • The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol. II: The New Millennium Edition: Mainly Electromagnetism and Matter; Authors: R. P. Feynmann, R. B. Leighton, M. Sands; Editor: Basic Books (2011); ISBN-10 : 0465024947 / ISBN-13 : 978-0465024940; 592 pages
  • The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol. III: The New Millennium Edition: Quantum Mechanic; Authors: R. P. Feynmann, R. B. Leighton, M. Sands; Editor: Basic Books (2011) / ISBN-13 : 978-0465025015; 400 pages
  • Solid state laser engineering,Author: W. Koechner; Editor : Springer-Verlag New York Inc. (2006) / ISBN-10 : 038729094X / ISBN-13 : 978-0387290942; 750 pages

Pré-requis obligatoires

Basics of electromagnetism

Pré-requis recommandés

Waves, Fourier transform, differential equations


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