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Course number and title: EE272 Dynamics of Lasers
Credits: 4
Instructor(s)-in-charge: Not offered in 2011-12
Course type: Lecture
Required or Elective: Elective
Course Schedule:
Lecture: 4 hrs/week
Outside Study: 8 hrs/week
 
Course Assessment:
Homework: Several assignments
Exams: 1 midterm and 1 final
 
Grading Policy: Typically, 20% homework, 30% midterm, 50% final
Course Prerequisites: EE271
Catalog Description: Ultrashort laser pulse characteristics, generation, and measurement. Gain switching, Q switching, cavity dumping, active and passive mode locking. Pulse compression and soliton pulse formation. Nonlinear pulse generation: soliton laser, additive-pulse mode locking, and parametric oscillators. Pulse measurement techniques.  
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Topics covered in the course:
Ultrashort laser pulse characteristics, generation, and measurement
Gain switching, Q switching, cavity dumping, active and passive mode locking
Pulse compression and soliton pulse formation
Nonlinear pulse generation: soliton laser, additive-pulse mode locking, and parametric oscillators.
Pulse measurement techniques
Will this course involve computer assignments? NO Will this course have TA(s) when it is offered? NO

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