TFY4200 - Optics, Advanced Course


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination/Work
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Work 25/100
Oral examination 50/100 D
Work 25/100

Course content

Interaction between light and matter. Tensor notation. Material optics. Crystal optics. Non-linear response. Introduction to laser physics and safety. Practical issues: Laser techniques, characterization of thin films and/or wave guides.

Learning outcome

The subject introduces the interaction between light and matter, application of optical measurement techniques and lasers.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and demonstrations, problem solving and compulsory lab-work. The course will be given in English if students on the international master program in physics are attending the course. When lectures and lecture material are in English, the exam may be given in English only.

Compulsory assignments

  • Laboratory exercises

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester, or that compulsory activities are approved in a previous semester.

Course materials

Lecture notes: to be distributed.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SIF4042 7.5



Examination arrangement: Oral examination/Work

Term Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Spring Oral examination 50/100 D 2016-06-06 09:00
Spring Work 25/100
Spring Work 25/100
Summer Oral examination 50/100 D
Summer Work 25/100
Summer Work 25/100
* The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.
If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.