course: Ultrafast Laser Physics and Technology

number:
141420
teaching methods:
lecture
media:
computer based presentation, black board and chalk
responsible person:
Prof. Dr. Clara J. Saraceno
lecturer:
Prof. Dr. Clara J. Saraceno (ETIT)
language:
english
HWS:
3
CP:
4
offered in:

Exam

All statements pertaining to examination modalities (for the summer/winter term of 2020) are given with reservations. Changes due to new requirements from the university will be announced as soon as possible.

Date according to prior agreement with lecturer.

Form of exam:oral
Registration for exam:FlexNow
Duration:30min

goals

The students understand how to generate, manipulate and characterize ultrashort laser pulses, and they are familiar with most recent technological developments in ultrafast laser technology.

content

The course will cover the following topics:

  • Linear and nonlinear propagation of optical pulses
  • Dispersion compensation
  • Modelocking and amplification of ultrashort pulses
  • Ultrashort pulse measurement techniques
  • New trends in ultrafast lasers

requirements

none

recommended knowledge

  • Fundamental knowledge of electromagnetic waves, optics, Fourier analysis
  • Ideally the students have completed the Laser Technology and/or the Photonics mandatory courses.