PHYS 5160 - Fundamentals of Optics and Lasers Course uri icon



  • Covers the basic physic of lasers. Topics include basics of optical resonators and gaussian beam propagation, stimulated emission, laser threshold conditions, laser linewidth, q-switching and mode locking of lasers, tuning of Cw lasers, and specifics of various common lasers.


  • Schibli, Thomas R.  
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019 / Fall 2020 / Fall 2021