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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Laser Systems

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12LAS Z,ZK 3 2+1 Czech
Grading of the course requires grading of the following courses:
Introduction to Laser Technique (12ULT)
Lecturer:
Václav Kubeček (guarantor)
Tutor:
Václav Kubeček (guarantor), Michal Jelínek
Supervisor:
Department of Physical Electronics
Synopsis:

Pulsed solid state nanosecond lasers. Picosecond lasers. High energy laser systems. Laser fusion. Diode-pumped solid state lasers. Tunable lasers. Optical parametric generators and raman lasers. Semiconductor lasers for pumping of solid state lasers and diode pumped solid state lasers

Amplified spontaneous emission. Ultraviolet lasers. X-ray lasers. High power continuous lasers. Infrared high power lasers. Submilimeter lasers. Lasers with high degree of coherence. Free electron lasers.

Requirements:

12LT1,12LT2,12ZPLT

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Pulsed solid state nanosecond lasers

2.Picosecond lasers I

3.Picosecond lasers II and femtosecond lasers

4.Femtosekcond amplifiers - system PULSAR FJFI

5.Tunable lasers, Optical parametric generátors and raman lasers

6.Semiconductor lasers for pumping of solid state lasers (SSL) and diode pumped solid state lasers

7.Fiber lasers and disc lasers, microchip lasers, (new architectures for SSLL).

8.High power pulsed systems pro laser fusion.

9.Amplified spont. emission, lasers without mirrors, FEL, Rtg lasers : XFEL and laser plasma

10.UV lasers ( Excimer, N2)

11.Infrared lasers , CO2, (Coil, Miracle), Chemical lasers

12.Excursion on laser system PALS, AVČR

13.Excursion on laser labs at KFE FJFI.

Syllabus of tutorials:

Students prepare and present two presentaion about selected laser systems.

Study Objective:

Knowledge:

of basic characteristics of modern laser systems

Skills:

understanding and orientation in the field of modern laser systems and ability to specify an optimal sytem for given application

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] V. Kubeček-materials to the subject l2LAS, http:people.fjfi.cvut.cz/kubecvac

Recommended references:

[2] B.E.A. Saleh a M.C. Teich, „Základy fotoniky“. Matfyzpress, Praha 1994

[3] M.Vrbová a kolektiv, Oborová encyklopedie „Lasery a moderní optika“, Prometheus, Praha 1994

Note:
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The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-10-13
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet11335205.html