Laserphysics

Language of instructionEnglish
Organisational issues

Weitere Details werden in ILIAS bekannt gegeben. Prüfungen werden ebenfalls über ILIAS organisiert.

Further details are annouced in ILIAS. Exam registration will also be organised via ILIAS.

Overview

Lecture Contents

  • Quantum-mechanical fundamentals of lasers (Einstein relations and optical transitions)
  • The laser principle (Population inversion, rate equations and relaxation oscillations)
  • Optical resonators (Linear resonators, modes and line width)
  • Generation of short and ultra-short pulses (Q-switching and Mode-locking)
  • Laser examples and their applications (HeNe, Nd3+, Tm3+, Ti:Sa, Fiber and Disc lasers)
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Exam Examinations will be held on 1st and 9th of March. Please book a time slot on ILIAS.