Course development and history
Last planned examination: Spring 2021
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Essentials of quantum-mechanical description of optical gain media, including atoms, molecules, and solid state materials.
Essentials of quantum-mechanical description of the of the interaction between photons and electrons in optical gain media.
Basic properties of lasers and photon amplifiers.
Physical principles of laser action.
Essential knowledge of laser building blocks.
Overview of the most important laser types.
Student after the course should be able to:
Course is given in English
The student should have been accepted as a research student and should have started to do research.
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Svelto, Orazio , Principles of Lasers, Fourth edition (Translation by David. C. Hanna) Kluwer Academic/Plenum Press, Springer (1998 or later) ISBN 0-306-45748-2
Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability. The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.
Written exam (TEN1; 5,5 hp, grading scale P/F) and Lab reports (LAB1; 2 hp, grading scale P/F)