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Lasers (E C E 546) Syllabus
Course Learning Outcomes
    Course Learning Outcome
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    This course provides the student with an introduction to the general principles and applications of lasers and laser technology.
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Lasers
E C E 546 ( 3 Credits )
Description
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.
Prerequisite(s)
Physics 322 or ECE 420 or equiv; Physics 545, or 449 or 531
Department: ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGR
College: College of Engineering
Instructor
Instructor Name
Instructor Campus Address
instructorEmail@emailaddress.edu
Contact Hours
2.5
Course Coordinator
Leon McCaughan
Text book, title, author, and year

Fundamentals of Photonics, Saleh and Teich, Wiley Interscience

Supplemental Materials
None
Required / Elective / Selected Elective
Selected Elective
ABET Program Outcomes Associated with this Course
Program Specific Student Outcomes
 
Brief List of Topics to be Covered
  1.     Gaussian beams
  2.     Optical resonators
  3.     Atomic radiation
  4.     Optical amplification
  5.     Lasing
  6.     Laser types
  7.     Semiconductor lasers
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