95.547 Laser Physics and Applications

Laser Physics and Applications

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 1217
Status Active

Spontaneous and stimulated emission line broadening processing, rate equations, laser oscillation condition, spectral output of lasers. Gaussian beam propagation and resonator design parameters. Key features of ultraviolet through far infrared laser systems. Application to spectroscopy, radar, welding. (offered as 95.547 for graduate credit)