Course Number
525.625
Primary Program
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Location
Online
Mode of Study
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 Offering(s)

Open

Laser Fundamentals

525.625.81
08/30/2021 - 12/14/2021
Semester
Fall 2021
Mode of Study
Online
Location
Online
Cost
$4,755
Textbook
TBD