[ TPMWNVONAOP ] VL Nanooptics

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS M2 - Master's programme 2. year Physics Gunther Springholz 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Nanoscience and Technology 2013W
  1. Nanoscopic methods
  2. Energy tranfer
  3. Rayleigh and Mie scattering at metallic nanosctructures
  4. Filed enhancement and applications
  5. Quantum confinement in semiconductors
  6. Nano-Lithographic tools
  7. Metamaterials
Criteria for evaluation Oral Exam
Methods Lecture
Language German
Study material General:

  • Paras N. Prasad: Nanophotonics (Wiley 2004)
  • Lukas Novotny, Bert Hecht: Principle of Nano-Optics, (Cambridge 2006)
  • S. V. Gaponenko: Nanophotonics, (Cambridge 2010)


  • Chapt. 1. Nanoscopy
    S.W. Hell: Far-Field Optical Nanoscopy Far-Field Optical Nanoscopy, Science 316, 1153 ff (2007)
  • Chapt.1. Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy
    Rigler, Elson (Hrgb.): Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy, (Springer 2001)
  • Chapt. . 3/4. Plasmonics:
    Stefan A. Maier: Plasmonics: Fundamentals and Applications, (Springer, New York, 2007)
    V.M. Shalaev, S. Kawata (Hrsg.): Nanophotonics with Surface Plasmons (Elsevier 2007)
    U. Kreibig, M. Vollmer: Optical Properties of Metal Clusters (Springer, Berlin, 1995)
  • Chapt. 5. Quantum Dots:
    S.V. Gaponenko: Optical Properties of Semiconductor Nanocrystals; (Cambridge Univ. Press 1998)
    U. Woggon: Optical Properties of Semiconductor Quantum Dots, (Springer 1997)
  • Chapt. 7. Meta materials:
    W. Cai, V. M. Shalaev: Optical Metamaterials, Springer 2010
Changing subject? No
Further information Language: English, on demand
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Direct assignment