95.631 Nonlinear Optics

Nonlinear Optics

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 8617
Status Active

Wave propagation in a linear anisotropic medium; Wave propagation in a nonlinear optical medium. Classical model for the origin of nonlinear optical effects; Second order nonlinear optical effects - second harmonic generation, sum and difference frequency generation, linear electro-optical effect; Third order nonlinear optical effects, Kerr effect and intensity dependent nonlinear index of refraction, stimulated Raman and Billouin scattering; Photorefraction; Nonlinear optical devices.