Course detail

Advanced spectroscopic methods

FCH-DCO_SMAcad. year: 2020/2021

Selected chapters from spectroscopic methods including their theoretical bachground with stress to newest advanced methods with respect to student's disertation theses.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student will obtain detail knowledge about advanced spectroscopic methods applicable for his/her disertation thesis. The broader overview will be checked during the final exam.


Mathematics Physics Physical Chemistry Quantum Mechanics


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

ATKINS, P.W., DE PAULA, J. Physical Chemistry, IX. Ed., Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, ISBN 978-1429218122 (CS)
HOLLAS J.M. Modern Spectroscopy, IV. Ed., Chichestr: John Wiley & Sons, 2004, ISBN 0-470-84415-9 (CS)
ATKINS, P.W. Fyzikálna chémia, Svazek: 1, 2a, 2b, 3., 1st ed. (sloveský překlad 6. vydání anglického originálu), Slovenská technická univerzita v Bratislavě, 1999, ISBN 80-227-1238-8
LAPČÍK L., PELIKÁN, P., ZMEŠKAL, O., KRČMA, F. Fyzikální chemie III, Struktura hmoty, 1st ed., Brno: Vutium, 2000, ISBN 80-214-1583-5 (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course uses teaching methods in form of individual consultation. The e-learning system (LMS Moodle) is available to teachers and students.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Student will give a presentation about given diagnostic technique (techniquies) for about 30 minutes. After that broad discussion for about next 30 minutes will be given.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Light sources, lasers
Theory of atomic, molecular and resonance spectra
Fluorescence, phosphorescence, Raman scattering
Spectrometric accessories
Calibration of spectrometers
Standard spectroscopic methods
Advanced spectroscopic methods
Application of numeric methods in spectroscopy


Course gives an overwiev through the spectroscopic methods used for the common chemical analyses as well as they will obtain a basic knowledge about modern spectroscopic methods basen on the laser technics. The construction and properties of spectrometers are included too.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Students must participate at exams of their colleagues.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme DKAP_FCH_4 Doctoral

    branch DKAO_FCH , 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme DPCP_FCH_4 Doctoral

    branch DPCPO_FCH_4 , 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme DPAP_FCH_4 Doctoral

    branch DPAO_FCH , 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme DKCP_FCH_4 Doctoral

    branch DKCPO_FCH_4 , 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional