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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Solid-state, Diode and Dye Lasers

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
12PDBL Z,ZK 2 2+0 Czech
Lecturer:
Helena Jelínková (guarantor), Václav Kubeček (guarantor)
Tutor:
Helena Jelínková (guarantor), Václav Kubeček (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Physical Electronics
Synopsis:

Activators of solid-state lasers. Raman lasers, up-conversion lasers, second harmonic generation. Dye lasers. Optical parametric oscillator. Diode lasers, high power diode lasers, VECSEL, tunable diode lasers.

Requirements:

Introduction to laser technique, Laser technique 1, 2

Syllabus of lectures:

Activators of solid-state lasers. Ions of transition metals, lanthanides, actinides. Raman lasers, up-conversion lasers, second harmonic generation.

Dye lasers. Optical parametric oscillator. Diode lasers, high power diode lasers,

VECSEL, tunable diode lasers

Solid-state laser-definition. Solid-state lasers activators. Transition metals ions, lanthanides, actinides. Matrix of solid-state lasers-ordered and disordered structure.

Solid-state lasers - cont.

Raman lasers

Up-conversion lasers, second harmonic generation

Dye lasers I

Dye lasers II

Optical parametric oscillator

Diode lasers - general

Power diode lasers Jenoptik

Jenoptik datasheets and VECSEL diode lasers, tunable diode lasers SACHER

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Enhanced solid state, dye and semiconductor diode-lasers.

Skills:

The structure of solid-state lasers activators, selecting a suitable activator and matrix for the particular problem, identification of new types of dye lasers, semiconductor lasers explanation

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] A. A. Kaminskii Laser crystals and ceramics: recent advances, Laser & Photon. Rev. 1, No. 2, 93-177 (2007)

Tunable laser handbook, Chapt 5, Dye lasers

[2] H.Jelínková, Solid-state and dye lasers, lectures

[3] V.Kubeček, Diode lasers, lectures

Recommended references:

[4]Tunable laser handbook, Kap. 5, Dye lasers

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

Note:
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