SS 2015 WS 2014
SS 2014
SS 2013 WS 2013
Department of Physics
open chemistry
KVL / Klausuren / MAP 1st HS: 14.04  2nd HS: 09.06 21.07  begin WS: 12.10

4020140064 Ultrafast Optics  VVZ 

Mon 9-11
weekly NEW 14 1'10 (16) Thomas Elsässer

Digital- & Präsenz-basierter Kurs

classroom language
Introduction into ultrafast physics, fundamentals of the generation and characterization of ultrashort pulses, experimental methods for mapping ultrafast processes
Bachelor degree in physics
structure / topics / contents
1. Introduction and Motivation
2. Generation of ultrashort pulses
2.1 Q switching amd modelocking of lasers
2.2 Active modelocking of lasers
2.3 Passive modelocking of lasers
2.4.Amplification of ultrashort pulses

3. Frequency conversion of ultrashort pulses
3.1 Frequency doubling
3.2 Parametric frequency conversion
3.3 Stimulated scattering
3.4 Generation of terahertz radiation
3.5 Generation of attosecond pulses

4. Temporal pulse shaping and pulse compression

5. Experimental methods of ultrafast physics
5.1 Methods for pulse characterization
5.2 Time-resolved emission measurements
5.3 Pump and probe method
5.4 Coherent spectroscopy with ultrashort pulses
5.5 Electrooptic methods
assigned modules
P23.4.1 P23.4
amount, credit points; Exam / major course assessment
2 SWS, 5 SP/ECTS (Arbeitsanteil im Modul für diese Lehrveranstaltung, nicht verbindlich)
oral exam
T. Elsaesser, MBI Gebäude C, Raum 2.1
A. M. Weiner. Ultrafast Optics. Wiley 2009
J.-C. Diels, W. Rudolph. Ultrashort Laser Pulse Phenomena. Academic Press 1996
O. Svelto. Principles of Lasers. Plenum Press 1998
R. W. Boyd. Nonlinear Optics. Academic Press 2003
G. A. Reider. Photonik. Springer 1997
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