Lecture: Advanced optics for sensors and integrated devices

prof. Fabio De Matteis


 Module 1 (10h)
Optical properties at the interface. Ellipsometric characterization Principles of guided optics. Integrated optical devices (Mach-Zehnder, Ring resonator). Optical sensors.
Module 2 (10h)
Photon statistics. Photon counting. Non classical light beams. Sub-poissonian statistics and photon antibunching. Squeezed states and interferometric measurements. Virgo experiment (gravitational wave investigation).