ECE 472 - Photonics II

★ 3 (fi 8)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Faculty of Engineering

Interaction of radiation with atoms, laser oscillations and threshold conditions, 3- and 4-level laser systems, rate equations, special properties of laser light, cavity Q and photon lifetime, optical resonators and lens waveguides, Gaussian beams, gain saturation, Q-switching, mode locking, interaction of light and sound, holography. Description of various lasers: solid, gas, semiconductor, dye, Raman and chemical. Laser applications. Prerequisites: ECE 370 or E E 315 or PHYS 381 or consent of Instructor. Credit may be obtained in only one of ECE 472 or E E 472.

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Winter Term 2024


Section Capacity Class times Instructor(s)
2024-01-08 - 2024-04-12 (MWF)
11:00 - 11:50
NRE 2-020
Primary Instructor: Jason Myatt