PHYS-761 / 4 crédits

Enseignant(s): Carbone Fabrizio, Invited professor(s), Puppin Michele

Langue: Anglais


Frequency

Every year

Summary

This course introduces the basic principles of lasers to then focus on the latest developments in ultrafast radiation sources, including X-ray and gamma-ray sources, attosecond pulses generation, free electron lasers, ultrashort electron pulses and atomic lasers.

Content

Note

Invited lecturer: Prof. Steven Johnson, ETHZ  johnson@phys.ethz.ch

Keywords

ultrafast, ultrashort, laser, radiation, femtosecond, attosecond, coherence

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Basic knowledge of electromagnetism and quantum mechanics are necessary for this course

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Operate Simple pulsed laser sources
  • Describe the newest radiation sources
  • Describe the majority of currently available sources
  • Design Simple ultrafast laser sources
  • Describe high-energy radiation sources
  • Operate Simple pulsed electron sources

Resources

Bibliography

Some of the material can be found on classic books such as "Principles of lasers" by Orazio Svelto.
Other material will be distributed in class.

Moodle Link

Dans les plans d'études

  • Matière examinée: Advanced radiation sources
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Oral (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Advanced radiation sources
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Oral (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Advanced radiation sources
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence