Subject description - XP34IO

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XP34IO Integrated Optics
Roles:S Extent of teaching:2P+2C
Department:13134 Language of teaching:CS
Guarantors:Jeřábek V. Completion:ZK
Lecturers:Jeřábek V., Prajzler V. Credits:4
Tutors:Jeřábek V., Mareš D., Prajzler V. Semester:Z

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Light propagation in waveguide structures. Methods of waveguide structure design. Waveguide coupling elements. Gratings structures at waveguides. Fundamental physical effects and interactions for IO. Design and preparation of dielectric and polymer waveguides and structures. Optical waveguide gratings. Passive waveguide structures. Electro-absorption, electro-optical and thermo-optical effects and their use for IO. Structures for control of optical radiation. . Devices based on nonlinear effects. Semiconductor integrated structures, optical amplifiers. Optical components for informatics and sensors, multiplexing and optical processing. Applicable measurement methods, principles of nanophotonics and integrated optics application.

Study targets:

The students get acquainted with theoretical and technological principles and basic materials of integrated optic and optoelectronic components (IOC) and methods of the design.


Integrated optoelectronics and optics, Photonics, Integrated optics structures. Measurement and aplications.

Course outlines:

1. Theoretical and technological principles of IO
2. Basic materials for IO
3. Light propagation in waveguide structures
4. Methods of waveguide structure design
5. Optical waveguide grating elements
6. Passive planar waveguide structures
7. Optical active components for integrated optoelectronic circuits
8. Fundamental physical effects and interactions for IO
9. Electrooptical, thermooptical and electroabsorption modulators
10. Planar optical amplifiers
11. Planar components for informatics and sensors
12. Planar components for optical multiplexing and optical processing
13. Devices based on nonlinear effects and measuring methods
14. New directions and structures of integrated optics and optoelectronics

Exercises outline:

1. Measurement of the optical planar waveguides and the planar power dividers.
2. Measurement of the optical planar wavelength selective dividers.
3. Measurement of the spectral and dynamic properties of detectors and the planar receivers.
4. Measurement of the spectral properties of the optical planar active waveguide.
5 Measurement of the optical waveguide properties by elipsometry method.
6. Measurement of the optical active planar waveguides by the supercontinuum source.
7. Measurement of the optical sensors, Raman sensors, credit.


1. B.E.A. Saleh, M.C Teich: Fundamentals of Photonics , J.Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 1991
2. R.G. Hunsperger: Integrated Optics: Theory and Technology, Springer-Verlag, 2002
3. D.Wood: Optoelectronic Semiconductor Device, Prentice Hall, N.Y., London, 1994
4. H.Nishihara, M.Haruna: Optical Integrated Circuits, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1987
5. Ch.L. Chen: Elements of Optoelectronics&Fiber Optics, IRWIN, 1996
6. M.J. Adams: An Introduction to Optical Waveguides, JohnWiley&Sons Ltd., Toronto, 1981
7. E. Seckinger: Broadband Circuits for Optical Fiber Communication, JohnWiley&Sons Ltd., New Jersey, 2005
8. G. P. Agrawal: Lightwave Technology, JohnWiley&Sons Ltd., New Jersey, 2005
9. On the recommendation of the lecturer


For successful completion of the course, it is necessary to submit a term work and passing an exam, which will consist of written and oral parts.


Integrated optics, Photonics, Optical materials, Planar components, Technology

Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
DOKP Common courses S
DOKK Common courses S

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