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Physics of lasers - 4PMNPLA9

  • Number of hours

    • Lectures 11.0
    • Projects 0
    • Tutorials 11.0
    • Internship 0
    • Laboratory works 0


    ECTS 2.0


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When you finish this module you will :

understand how lasers operate

understand how gain or amplification is produced

know how various beam characteristics occur

know about longitudinal and transverse modes

design laser amplifiers

design laser cavities or resonators

understand unstable resonators

be familiar with Q-switching

understand mode locking

be familiar with how a variety of laser types work and be familiar with their wavelengths, power capabilities, and beam properties



written 3h

Note = 1 DS

Additional Information

Curriculum->Engineering degree->Semester 7


B.E.A. Saleh and M.C. Teich Fundamental of Photonics John Wiley & Sons, New York., 1991
D. Dangoisse, Daniel Hennequin et Véronique Zehnlé-Dhaoui, Les lasers Dunod, Paris, 1998
R. Dändliker, Les lasers, principes et fonctionnement PPUR, Lausanne, 1996
A.E. Siegman, An Introduction to Lasers and Masers McGraw-Hill,1971