Curriculum | B.Sc (Non- Medical) | Subject: Electromagnetic Theory and Fibre Optics Code: 09010205

Curriculum

Subject: Electromagnetic Theory and Fibre Optics Code: 09010205

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1 ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM

  • Review of basic laws of electricity & magnetism
  • Current density and equation of continuity
  • Maxwell’s equations and their derivations
  • Significance of Maxwell’s equations,
  • Displacement current,
  • Vector potentials
  • Scalar potentials,
  • Boundary conditions at interface between two different media,
  • Propagation of electromagnetic wave in free space (Basic idea, no derivation),
  • Relation between E & B.
Analyze Maxwell’s equation in different forms and apply them to diverse physical problems. To cover the laws of electricity & magnetism, Current density and equation of continuity, Maxwell’s equations and their derivations, Displacement current, Vector potentials, Scalar potentials, Boundary conditions at interface between two different media, Propagation of electromagnetic wave in free space,
Relation between E & B.
  • Lecture.
  • Seminar.
  • Discussion/Interaction with Students.
  • Assignment.
  • Discussion on Assignment.         Evaluation of Assignment
10
2 ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES

  • Current density
  • equation of continuity
  • Propagation of electromagnetic waves in conducting medium (Basic idea),
  • Energy density in conducting medium.
  • Electromagnetic waves in a dielectric medium,
  • Poynting vector
  • Poynting theorem,
  • waveguides
  • waveguides of uniform cross section,
  • Co-axiable cable.
Examine the phenomena of wave propagation in different media and its interfaces and in applications To cover  Current density, equation of continuity, Propagation of electromagnetic waves in conducting medium (Basic idea), Energy density in conducting medium, Electromagnetic waves in a dielectric medium, Poynting vector, Poynting theorem, waveguides and waveguides of uniform cross section,
Co-axiable cable.
  • Lecture.
  • Seminar.
  • Discussion/Interaction with Students.
  • Assignment.
  • Discussion on Assignment.         Evaluation of Assignment
10
3 OPTICAL FIBRES

  • Optical Fiber cables as optical waveguide,
  • propagation of light through optical fiber,
  • Derivation of acceptance angle and numerical apertures,
  • Fractional refractive index,
  • Modes of optical fibers:
  • Single mode,
  • Step-index
  • Multimode optical fibre,
  • Graded-index multimode optical fibre,
  • Application of optical fibers.
Analyze the nature of electromagnetic wave propagation in guided medium and optical fiber importance. To cover optical Fiber cables as optical waveguide, propagation of light through optical fiber, Derivation of acceptance angle and numerical apertures, Fractional refractive index, Modes of optical fibers: Single mode, Step-index, Multimode optical fibre, Graded-index multimode optical fibre, Application of optical fibers.
  • Lecture.
  • Seminar.
  • Discussion/Interaction with Students.
  • Assignment.
  • Discussion on Assignment.         Evaluation of Assignment
10