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Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

Laser Optics (PHYS 460 / ENPH 460)

Course Information:

Instructor: Prof. Fraser
Next Session: Winter 2017
https://moodle.queensu.ca/

Prerequisites: PHYS 239 (ENPH 239) , PHYS 344 (ENPH 344) or CHEM 313 
Corequisites:  PHYS 432 or permission of instructor

Description:

Topics and applications in modern physical optics, culminating with the development of the laser and its current applications. Topics include: Gaussian beam propagation, optical resonators, Fourier optics, fiber optics, holography, light-matter interaction using classical and semi-classical models, and the basic theory and types of lasers.

Lecture: 3, Lab: 0, Tutorial: 0.5

Academic Units (ENPH 460)

Mathematics: 0
Natural Sciences: 21
Complementary Studies: 0
Engineering Science: 21
Engineering Design: 0

 

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