Course Number
525.625
Next Offered
Fall 2024
Location
Online
Course Format
Online

This course reviews electromagnetic theory and introduces the interaction of light and matter with an emphasis on laser theory. A fundamental background is established, necessary for advanced courses in optical engineering. Topics include Maxwell’s equations, total power law, introduction to spectroscopy, classical oscillator model, Kramers-Kroenig relations, line broadening mechanisms, rate equations, laser pumping and population inversion, laser amplification, laser resonator design, and Gaussian beam propagation.

Course Prerequisite(s)

EN.525.605 Intermediate Electromagnetics or equivalent.

Course Offerings

Open

Laser Fundamentals

525.625.81
08/26/2024 - 12/10/2024
Semester
Fall 2024
Course Format
Online
Location
Online
Cost
$5,270.00
Course Materials