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ECE55200 - Introduction to Lasers

Spring 2015

Days/Time: TTh / TBA
Credit Hours: 3

Learning Objective:
This course will cover the operation and characteristics of the laser.

Description:
This course will cover the operation and characteristics of the laser. The following topics will be covered: Introduction, Basic Operation and History; Stability of Optical Cavities; Gaussian Beams; Resonant Cavities; Atomic Radiation; Laser Oscillation; Types and Operation of Lasers; Properties of Laser Radiation.

Topics Covered:
Introduction, Basic Operation and History; Stability of Optical Cavities; Gaussian Beams; Resonant Cavities; Atomic Radiation; Laser Oscillation; Types and Operation of Lasers; Properties of Laser Radiation.

Prerequisites:
Knowledge of basic optics and EM.

Applied/Theory: 20/80

Homework:
None

Textbooks:
None

Computer Requirements:
ProEd minimum computer requirements.

ProEd Minimum Requirements: view

Tuition & Fees: view

Other Requirements:
None.

Vladimir M. Shalaev
Phone
765-494-9855
Email
shalaev@purdue.edu
Office
Purdue University
Electrical Engineering Building
465 Northwestern Ave
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2035
Fax
765-494-6951
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