Mathematics in Photonics  


Key Words applied mathematics, photonics Position of the CourseExposing the student to various mathematical concepts often used in photonics. The aim is to make the student acquainted with the basic principles and references, in order to allow him to independently further research these concepts. Contents
mathematics from the bachelor program Final Competencesbeing able to apply complex analysis to photonic problems; being able to apply special functions and orthogonal polynomials to photonic problems; getting a basic insight in the effects of symmetry on photonic systems; getting a basic insight into numerical techniques for photonics; being able to study the dynamics of a photonic system; being able to study a new mathematical topic in an independent and critical manner and apply it in a creative way. Teaching and Learning Materialfull lecture notes References Course ContentRelated Study CoachingClassroom lectures; Classroom problem solving sessions Evaluation MethodsEvaluation during examination period Examination MethodsDuring examination period: written openbook exam  problems; oral openbook exam, written preparation 
