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3312073 Applications of Photonics, 4 Cp 
Code 3312073  Validity 23.01.2018 -
Name Applications of Photonics  Abbreviation Applications of 
Credits4 Cp  Date of expiry  
TypeAdvanced Studies Subject0520 Physics 
ClassStudy Unit  Hours  
Study right   GradingFail-Pass 
Recommended scheduling 
Organisation Physics and Mathematics(J) 

Jyrki Saarinen 

Learning outcomes 

To understand various applications of photonics from practical perspective.


Basics of photonics and how the can be applied for solving various tasks and problems in, e.g., industry, medicine and consumer applications. The most important applications today and in the future.

Modes of study 

Lectures. Company visits. Seminar presentation.

Teaching methods 

Lectures 24 h, company visit and seminar preparation and presentation 12h.

Study materials 

Material presented and handed out in the lectures.

Evaluation criteria 

approved/not approved.


Jyrki Saarinen and guest lecturers


Basic optics courses.


M.Sc. studies.

Offering data 

Every year.

Key words 

photonics, application


Teaching and exams are organized in the Joensuu campus.

Further information 

The teaching is in English. The course will be lectured in period 2.


Letter (J, K) in front of the name of the course/exam indicates the campus on which teaching or exam takes place: J = Joensuu, K = Kuopio.

Present and future teaching
No teaching

Future exams
No exams