KVL / Klausuren / MAP 1.HS: 16.04  2.HS: 04.06  Zw.Sem.: 23.07  Beginn WS: 15.10

40953 Nichtlineare Optik  VVZ 

VL
Do 15-17
wöch. NEW 14 1'12 (30) Timm Bredtmann, Misha Ivanov
VL
Mi 17-18
wöch. NEW 14 1'11 (30) Timm Bredtmann, Misha Ivanov
UE
Mi 18-19
wöch. NEW 14 1'11 (30) Timm Bredtmann, Misha Ivanov
Lern- und Qualifikationsziele
Part 1: Nonlinear response at the microscopic level
- Fundamentals of Light-Matter Interaction
- Derivation of nonlinear susceptibilities using time-dependent perturbation theory
- Quadratic and cubic susceptibility, Kerr effect

Part 2: Nonlinear macroscopic response
- Different equations used for the description of nonlinear light propagation: Slowly varying envelope approximation, weak reflection approximation etc.
- Wave mixing: Second Harmonic Generation, Difference Frequency Generation
- Phase Matchting
- Propagation in media with Kerr nonlinearity: Self-phase modulation, self-steepening, spectral broadening of the pulse
- Optical phase conjugation,
- Nonlinear Schroedinger equation and temporal solitons in Kerr media
- Self-focusing: critical power and self-focusing length

Part 3: Current frontiers:
- Laser filamentation
- Electromagnetically induced transparency and Slow light
- High harmonic generation
- Above Threshold Ionization
Voraussetzungen
Bachelor in Physik, Grundkenntnisse in Optik und Quantenmechanik
Zugeordnete Module
P35.2 P25.4.a P25.4.b
Umfang, Studienpunkte; Modulabschlussprüfung / Leistungsnachweis
4 SWS, 6 SP/ECTS (Arbeitsanteil im Modul für diese Lehrveranstaltung, nicht verbindlich)
Klausur oder muendliche Pruefung.
Literatur
R. W. Boyd. Nonlinear Optics. Academic Press
Y. R. Shen. The Principles of Nonlinear Optics. Wiley
B.E.A. Saleh, M.C. Teich. Grundlagen der Photonik. Wiley-VCH
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