PHYS-501 / 4 crédits

Enseignant: Roke Sylvie

Langue: Anglais

## Summary

Basic principles of optics

## Content

A selection of the following topics will be offered:

• Introduction / overview of nonlinear optical phenomena
• Wave description of nonlinear optical processes
• The intensity dependence of the refractive index
• Spontenaous and stimulated light scattering processes
• Electrooptic and photorefractive effects
• Optically induced damage
• Ultrafast Nonlinear processes

## Keywords

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

## 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

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

Written exam

## Bibliography

R. W. Boyd, Nonlinear Optics, Ed3

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## Dans les plans d'études

• Semestre: Printemps
• Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'été)
• Matière examinée: Nonlinear optics
• Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
• Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
• Type: optionnel
• Semestre: Printemps
• Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'été)
• Matière examinée: Nonlinear optics
• Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
• Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
• Type: optionnel
• Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'été)
• Matière examinée: Nonlinear optics
• Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
• Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
• Type: optionnel
• Semestre: Printemps
• Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'été)
• Matière examinée: Nonlinear optics
• Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
• Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
• Type: optionnel

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