CH-456 / 2 crédits

Enseignant: Boyarkine Oleg

Langue: Anglais


Summary

Summary The course first, overviews the necessary background topics in geometrical and wave optics, quantum mechanics. This follows by studying the fundamentals of lasers, particular types of lasers and their applications for spectroscopy, chemical conversion, biomedical research and applications.

Content

Keywords

 

chemistry, spectroscopy, wavelength, nonlinear, optics, biomolecules, analytical, polarization

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Basic in physics, in statistical and quantum mechanics.

Recommended courses

Basic in physics, in statistical and quantum mechanics.

Important concepts to start the course

Boltzmann distribution, molecular degrees of freedom, electromagnetic radiatio

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Analyze basic parts of lasers
  • Characterize laser radiation
  • Operate commercial lasers
  • Propose the optimal type of laser for their need
  • Select appropriately type of spectroscopic method
  • Design an experimental approach for identification of biomolecules
  • Interpret the results of spectroscopic measurements
  • Elaborate optimal spectroscopic anapytical approach

Transversal skills

  • Demonstrate a capacity for creativity.
  • Plan and carry out activities in a way which makes optimal use of available time and other resources.

Teaching methods

PP presentations,

solving simple problems

demonstration of experiments

Expected student activities

actively ask questions

Assessment methods

oral exam

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants No
Forum No

Resources

Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)

No

Bibliography

 

G. R. Fowles, Introduction to Modern Optics (Holt, Reinhart, Winston, New York, 1978); ISBN 0-03-089404-2

J. H. Moore, C. C. Davis and M. A. Coplan, Building Scientific Apparatus (Addison-Wesley, Redwood City, 1989); ISBN 0-201-13189-7

A. E. Siegmann, Lasers (University Science Books, Mill Valley, 1986); ISBN 0-935702-11-5

A. Yariv, Introduction to Optical Electronics, (Holt, Reinhart, Winston, New York, 1976); ISBN 0-03-089892-7

D. L. Anrews, Lasers in Chemistry (Springer, 1997); ISBN 3-540-61982-8

Ressources en bibliothèque

Notes/Handbook

Lecture notes

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Oral (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Molecular spectroscopy in chemistry
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Oral (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Molecular spectroscopy in chemistry
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

 LuMaMeJeVe
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17    CHB331
17-18    
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Vendredi, 16h - 18h: Cours CHB331