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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:
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Recommende previous knowledge:Course in general physics (e.g. SK1100, ECTS 9 points), Course in quantum mechanics (e.g. SI2170 9 ECTS points), Course in quantum electronics including electrooptics (e.g. SK2400 12 ECTS points)
Quantum mechanics atom physics, physical optics.
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
A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
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Written exam (TEN1; 5,5 hp, grading scale A/B/C/D/E/Fx/F)Lab reports (LAB1; 2 hp, grading scale P/F)
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SCI/Applied undergraduate Physics
Engineering Physics, Physics
Valdas Pasiskevicius (email@example.com)
English, on request, Swedish.