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2020/2021

Laser Technique 2

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12LTB2 Z,ZK 3 2P+1C Czech
The course cannot be taken simultaneously with:
Laser Technique 2 (12LT2)
Lecturer:
Václav Kubeček, Helena Jelínková (guarantor)
Tutor:
Václav Kubeček, Helena Jelínková (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Physical Electronics
Synopsis:

Laser oscillator, the rate equation, the laser amplifier, Q-switching, mode-locking

Requirements:

Introduction to laser technique, Laser technique 1

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Syllabus of lectures:

Laser oscillator, pulsed and steady state regime, rate equations for laser oscillator. Laser amplifier, amplified signal distortion reason. Q-switching mode, types of Q-switches, Q-switching rate equations modification and solutions. Types of mode-locker.Examples of Q-switched and mode-locked lasers.

Syllabus of tutorials:

Laser oscillator, pulsed and steady state regime, rate equations for laser oscillator. Laser amplifier, amplified signal distortion reason. Q-switching mode, types of Q-switches, Q-switching rate equations modification and solutions. Types of mode-locker.Examples of Q-switched and mode-locked lasers.

Study Objective:

Knowledge: laser oscillator; rate equations; laser amplifier, Q-switching regime; mode-locking regime.

Skills: calculation of the laser oscillator output basic characteristics, selecting a suitable Q-switch, the design of Q-switched laser, the design of mode-locked laser.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1]H. J.Eichler, J. Eichler, O.Lux, Lasers -Basics, Advances and Applications, Springer-Verlag Berlin, 2018.

[2] M. S. Csele, Laser Modeling, CRC Press, 2017.

Recommended references:

[3] B.E.A.Saleh, M.C. Teich, Fundamentals of photonics, Wiley 2007.

[4] M. Vrbová a kol.: Oborová encyklopedie,“Lasery a moderníoptika” Prometheus, Praha 1994.

Note:
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