Photonics Lectures  2019-2020

Parametric fluorescence in integrated devices; bit encoding

Notes+slides

24

13/1/2020

Nonlinear optics in integrated devices; parametric fluorescence

Note+slides

23

8/1/2020

Third-order nonlinear phenomena: optical Kerr effect; self-focusing; self-phase modulation; four-wave mixing

YY 8.6 (first part), YY 14.1, YY 8.8 (main concepts) + Notes + Slides

22

20/12/2019

Phase matching techniques; Optical Parametric Amplification; Optical Parametric Oscillation

YY 8.4-5 + Slides + Notes

21

18/12/2019

Introduction to nonlinear optics, second order nonlinear response, three-wave mixing, SHG

YY 8.0-3 + Notes + Slides

20

16/12/2019

Dynamical behaviour of a Laser; Laser zoology

YQE 20.1-2 + Slides

19

11/12/2019

Laser oscillation; frequency pulling; rate equations; emitted power from a LASER

Notes+ YQE 9.1, 9.3

18

4/12/2019

Spontaneous and induced transitions; homogeneous and inhomogeneous broadening; condition for LASER oscillations;

YQE 8.3-8.6 + Notes

17

2/12/2019

Two-level system and atomic susceptibility

YQE 8.1-2 + Notes

16

27/11/2019

Spontaneous emission

Notes

15

25/11/2019

3D light confinement

Notes+slides

14

22/11/2019

Planar micro cavity; Microring resonator

Notes + YY 12.3, YY 4.8

13

20/11/2019

Fabry-Pérot resonator

Notes+ YY 4,0-1

12

18/11/2019

Transfer Matrix Method

Notes

11

13/11/2019

Coupled mode theory

YY 12.4 + Notes

10

11/11/2019

Light confinement in hybrid systems (PhC waveguides, PhC wires, PhC ridges); Propagation losses, bending losses, coupling losses

Notes+Liscidini JOSAB 2012, YY 3.6

9

8/11/2019

Optical fibers, Ridge waveguides, PhC fibers

YY 3.3-3.5, JJ 156-161 +Notes

8

6/11/2019

Asymmetric slab waveguides; Bragg waveguides; Bloch Surface Waves

YY 3.2, JJ 58-61

7

4/11/2019

Light propagation in dielectric slab waveguides

YY 3, 0-2 + Notes

6

30/10/2019

Total Internal Reflection (TIR), Photonic Crystals (PhCs), 1D PhC, examples of 2D and 3D PhCs

Notes+Slides+JJ 44-61

5

17/10/2019

Quadrature operators, single-mode quantum states

Loudon pp.133-139,181-187,190-197,201-206*

4

14/10/2019

Second quantization of the electromagnetic field: field operators.

Notes, [see also PRE 69, 016604 (2004), Loudon pp 141-142]

3

9/10/2019

Anisotropic media and inhomogeneous systems; comparison between electrodynamic and quantum mechanics

YY 1.7, JJ 6-13, 20-23

2

7/10/2019

Maxwell Equations, energy density and Poynting vector, plane waves, chromatic dispersion, wave packet

YY 1,0-5

1

4/10/2019

Elements of classical and quantum optics

Optical resonators and cavities

Light propagation in dielectric waveguides

Quantum light-matter interaction

Classical and quantum nonlinear optics

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