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2019/2020

Basic Laser Technique Laboratory

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12ZPLT KZ 6 0+4 Czech
Enrollement in the course requires an successful completion of the following courses:
Lecturer:
Josef Blažej (guarantor), Petr Gavrilov (guarantor), Václav Kubeček (guarantor)
Tutor:
Josef Blažej (guarantor), Petr Gavrilov (guarantor), Václav Kubeček (guarantor), Milan Frank, Kryštof Hlinomaz, Michal Jelínek, Jan Kratochvíl, Jiří Mužík, Alina Pranovich, Adam Říha
Supervisor:
Department of Physical Electronics
Synopsis:

Lasers, solid state Nd:YAG laser, laser crystal, laser discharge lamp, laser cavity, resonator, free-running, Q-switching, laser amplifier. second harmonic, He-Ne glow discharges, laser diode, diode pumped Nd:YAG laser, CO2 laser marking, laser materials properties, non-linear transmission, laser beam transverse profile, acousto-optic modulators.

Requirements:

basics of laser physics

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Laser security

2. Resonator setup and free-running generation in solid state Nd:YAG laser.

Q-switching.

3. Laser amplifier. SHG.

4. Absoption spectrum of Nd:YAG, laser diode characteristics, diode pumped

Nd:YAG laser characteristics.

5. Laser beam profile diagnostics.

6. He-Ne laser glow discharges properties.

7. TEA CO2 laser characteristics, laser marking.

8. Optical components spectral characteristics.

9. Saturable absorbers non-linear transmission.

10. Acousto-optical modulator with traveling and standing acoustic wave.

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Laser security

2. Resonator setup and free-running generation in solid state Nd:YAG laser.

Q-switching.

3. Laser amplifier. SHG.

4. Absoption spectrum of Nd:YAG, laser diode characteristics, diode pumped

Nd:YAG laser characteristics.

5. Laser beam profile diagnostics.

6. He-Ne laser glow discharges properties.

7. TEA CO2 laser characteristics, laser marking.

8. Optical components spectral characteristics.

9. Saturable absorbers non-linear transmission.

10. Acousto-optical modulator with traveling and standing acoustic wave.

Study Objective:

Knowledge:

practical view on laser physics

Skills:

laser rezonator tunning, basic laser parameters diagnostics, laser beam diagnostics.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] Gavrilov,P. - Paulicka,I., Praktikum z kvantové elektroniky, Praha, CVUT, 1994, ISBN 80-01-01130-5

Recommended references:

[1] Vrbová M. a kol., Lasery a moderní optika (oborová encyklopedie), Praha, Prometheus, 1994, ISBN 80-85849-56-9

Media and tools:

[1] Laser technique laboratory, Trojanova Tn228

Note:
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