AEP 4400

AEP 4400

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Introduction to the fundamentals of the interaction of laser light with matter, including a survey of phenomena and photonic devices based on these processes with relevance to modern science and technology. Topics include the origins of optical nonlinearities, propagation of laser beams and ultrashort pulses, harmonic generation, parametric amplification, nonlinearly guided waves and self-focusing, solitons, spontaneous and stimulated scattering, optical resonance and two-level atoms, multiphoton processes, 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt