*)N.B. if there are students who do not speak Portuguese the language is English.
Ability to specify and build systems for the detection and the spectroscopic analysis of radiation for a specific purpose.
Develop the ability to critically analyze data collected with different set-ups.
Ability to describe the phenomena and understand its consequences and applications.
Develop competences in: organization and planning; critical reasoning; understand the other experts; autonomous learning; investigation; oral and written communication; information management; adaptability to new situations; application of theoretical knowledge; planning and management;
Atomic and molecular spectroscopy -general concepts; lifetime measurements. Experimental techniques in optical spectroscopy: monochromators and spectrometers; light sources; photon detectors; spectral and radiometric calibration of the detection set-up; Colored glass filters; neutral and interference filters; single photon detection . Experimental techniques used in x-ray spectroscopy.
Basics of Fourier Optics: wave equation in frequency and temporal domains, the plane wave spectrum, property of Fourier transform of a lens, an object truncation and Gibbs phenomenon, Fourier analysis and functional decomposition, coherence and Fourier transform , 4f correlator and applications (spatial filtering, correlation optics, computer-generated holograms, interferometry, atomic traps, quantum computation, phase contrast microscopy, Fraunholer and Fresnel diffraction).
Generic skills to reach
. Competence in organization and planning; . Critical thinking; . Competence in understanding the language of other specialists; . Competence in autonomous learning; . Research skills; . Competence in oral and written communication; . Competence in information management; . Adaptability to new situations; . Competence in applying theoretical knowledge in practice; . Planning and managing; (by decreasing order of importance)
Teaching hours per semester
total of teaching hours
Synthesis work thesis
Bibliography of reference
- Artigos de revistas científicas - F. Grum (Ed.), Optical Radiation Measurements, Academic Press, 1979. - Parker, C. A., Photoluminescence of solutions: with applications to photochemistry and analytical chemistry, Amsterdam: Elsevier, 1968. - G. Vanasse (Ed.), Spectroscopic Techniques, Academic Press, 1977. - W. Becker, Advanced Time-Correlated Single Counting Techniques, Springer Series in Chemical Physics , Vol. 81, Berlin, 2005. - M.I. Lopes and V. Chepel, Rare Gas Liquid Detectors, in Electronic Excitations in Liquified Rare Gases, Edited by W. Schmidt and E. Illenberger, American Scientific Publishers, 2005, pp.331-385.
Apresentação dos diferentes tópicos em aulas presenciais. Apresentação e discussão de artigos científicos relativos a temas do programa da disciplina Realização de trabalhos laboratoriais e demonstrações experimentais Ensino expositivo acompanhado de discussão de sistemas de detecção concretos utilizados em experiências actuais.
Laboratório de óptica avançada, acesso a bases de dados bibliográficos. Ligação a Internet. Laboratórios dos Grupos de I&D envolvidos na leccionação.