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Department of Physics
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KVL / Klausuren / MAP 1st HS: 14.10  2nd HS: 09.12  sem.br.: 17.02  begin SS: 12.04

4020195080 Laser Physics  VVZ 

VL
Mon 13-15
weekly NEW 14 1'02 (60) Alejandro Saenz, Thomas Elsässer
Wed 11-13
weekly NEW 14 1'15 (60)
UE
Tue 9-11
weekly NEW 14 1'11 (30) Alejandro Saenz, Michael Wörner
Aims
Light-matter interaction, optical Bloch equations, optics, resonators, types of lasers, laser theory, basics of laser spectroscopy, selected applications (e.g., ultrashort pulses, laser cooling, optical switching and optical communications, nonlinear optics)
Requirements
Basic knowledge from bachelor training in electrodynamics, optics, and quantum mechanics
Structure / topics / contents
1. Wave optics and propagation of light (resonators,
photonic crystals, and metamaterials)
2. Light-matter interactions (semiclassical picture)
3. Optical amplification and laser
4. Types of lasers, sources of coherent radiation
5. Applications: optical frequency conversion,
nanooptics, plasmonics)
6. Quantization of the electromagnetic field (Fock
states, thermal and coherent states, coherence
properties)
7. Quantum-mechanical light-matter interaction
(Jaynes-Cummings model)
Assigned modules
P23.4 Pe23.4
Amount, credit points; Exam / major course assessment
6 SWS, 8 SP/ECTS (Arbeitsanteil im Modul für diese Lehrveranstaltung, nicht verbindlich)
Regular participation in and solving of exercises, Written or oral exam as final examination in the basic optics module P23.4.1
Other
Introductory lecture for the specialization P23.4 Optics/Photonice.
Contact
Prof. A. Saenz, NEW15, Raum 2'208, alejandro.saenz@physik.hu-berlin.de, 030-2093-4902; Prof. Th. Elsässer, Max-Born-Institut, elsasser@mbi-berlin.de, +49 30 6392 1400.
Literature
D. Meschede. Optik, Licht und Laser. Teubner
B. E. A. Saleh, M. Teich. Grundlagen der Photonik. Wiley
F. K. Kneubühl, M. W. Sigrist. Laser. Teubner
O. Svelto. Principles of Lasers. Plenum
G.A. Reider. Photonik. Springer
M. Fox. Quantum Optics - an Introductionin. Oxford University Press
G. Grynberg, A. Aspect, C. Fabre. Introduction to Quantum Optics. Cambridge University Press
M. O. Scully, M. S.Zubairy. Quantum Optics. Cambridge University Press
C.C. Gerry, P.L. Knight. Introductory Quantum Optics. Cambridge University Press
Quod vide:
http://www.physik.hu-berlin.de/de/amo/teaching/Laserphysik_WS19
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