Laserphysics

  • Type: Lecture + Exercise
  • Chair: OPTR
  • Semester: WS 21/22
  • Time/Place:

    Thursdays 10:00 - 11:30 and 11:45 - 13:15
    Online via MS Teams --> Details s. ILIAS

  • Start: expected 21.10.2021
  • Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Marc Eichhorn
  • SWS: 2
  • ECTS: 3 (+1 Exercise )
  • Lv-No.: 2301480
  • Information:

    Lecture language is English

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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