This course provides the student with an introduction to the general principles and applications of lasers and laser technology.
E C E 546
( 3 Credits )
General principles of laser operation; laser oscillation conditions; optical resonators; methods of pumping lasers, gas discharge lasers, e-beam pumped lasers, solid state lasers, chemical lasers, and dye lasers; gain measurements with lasers; applications of lasers.
Physics 322 or ECE 420 or equiv; Physics 545, or 449 or 531
Department: ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGR College: College of Engineering