OF4LT - Laser Techniques

Course specification
Course title Laser Techniques
Acronym OF4LT
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Physical Electronics
Type of study bachelor academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ESPB 6.0 Status elective
    Condition No prerequisite
    The goal Introducing students to the basis principles of laser operation, development, characteristics and modeling of the laser. Introducing students to the applications of lasers.
    The outcome Students know the characteristics of the laser radiation. Students know all laser types. Students are able to repair simple laser malfunction. Students are able to choose the appropriate laser for different applications.
    Contents of lectures Laser physics. Introduction to the laser technique. The main types of lasers. The main types that are applied in medicine. Lasing environments. Gas lasers. Solid-state lasers. Semiconductor lasers. Free electron laser. Interaction of laser radiation with organic material. Mechanisms of interaction. Review of laser applications. Holographic techniques. Numerical calculations and measurements.
    Contents of exercises Demonstration of some laser types usage.
    1. Laser Engineering, Kelin J. Kuhn, Prentice Hall, 1998 (Original title)
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
    3 2
    Methods of teaching Lectures, lab exercises.
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
    Activites during lectures 5 Test paper 30
    Practical lessons 0 Oral examination 0
    Projects 40
    Colloquia 15
    Seminars 10