AEP 4400

AEP 4400

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

Introduction to the fundamentals of the interaction of laser light with matter and to optical devices based on these processes. Topics include the propagation of laser beams in bulk media and guided-wave structures, the origins of optical nonlinearities, harmonic generation, parametric amplification, selffocusing, optical switching, propagation of ultrashort pulses, solitons, four-wave mixing, optical phase conjugation, optical resonance and two-level atoms, atom cooling and trapping, multiphoton processes, spontaneous and simulated scattering, and ultra-intense laser-matter interactions.

When Offered Spring (not offered every year).

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: AEP 3560, AEP 3620, or equivalent.

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 12321 AEP 4400   LEC 001