PHYS-501 / 4 credits

Teacher: Roke Sylvie

Language: English


Summary

Basic principles of optics

Content

Keywords

nonlinear optics, second and third harmonic generation, optical fibers, solitons

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

During the course we will assume a basic understanding of physics and optics. As a work of reference one can use:

Grant R. Fowles, Introduction of Modern Optics

Recommended courses

Basics of optics

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Assess / Evaluate nonlinear optical inetractions
  • Theorize about lthe type of possible interactions
  • Analyze symmetry and related properties
  • Solve the coupled wave equation
  • Analyze second and third order effects
  • Interpret electro-optic effects
  • Interpret laser induced damage

Assessment methods

Written exam

Resources

Bibliography

R. W. Boyd, Nonlinear Optics, Ed3

Ressources en bibliothèque

Notes/Handbook

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Moodle Link

In the programs

  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Nonlinear Optics
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Nonlinear Optics
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Nonlinear Optics
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Nonlinear Optics
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

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