FYS-5427 Advanced laser technology, 5 cr
This course should not be taken by those who have earlier taken FYS-5406 Laser Physics
Suitable for postgraduate studies.
||Homeworks + exams|
After taking the course, the student is able to analyze the transient behavior of lasers. The student will also be able to describe the operation principles of pulsed lasers. The student is able to describe the dynamics of Q-switching and mode-locking techniques and their practical implementation.
|Content||Core content||Complementary knowledge||Specialist knowledge|
|1.||Transient behaviour and relaxation oscillation|
|2.||Q-switched lasers||Rate equation description of Q-switched lasers|
|3.||Mode-locked lasers||Complex plane representation of mode-locking||Active and Passive Mode-locking theories|
|4.||Ultra-short pulses generation||Group-velocity and dispersion|
|FYS-5417 Laser Physics||Mandatory|
Correspondence of content
|FYS-5427 Advanced laser technology, 5 cr||FYS-5426 Laser Physics II, 4 cr|