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Introduction to Quantum and Nonlinear Optics I - NOOE027
Title: Základy kvantové a nelineární optiky I
Guaranteed by: Department of Chemical Physics and Optics (32-KCHFO)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2020
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 6
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:3/1, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Additional information:
Guarantor: prof. RNDr. Petr Malý, DrSc.
doc. RNDr. František Trojánek, Ph.D.
Classification: Physics > Optics and Optoelectronics
Is co-requisite for: NOOE028
Annotation -
Last update: prof. RNDr. Petr Malý, DrSc. (02.05.2019)
Laser physics is a topic of this lecture. Laser is described in semi-classical approximation and in rate-equations approximation. Dynamical properties of laser and selcted regimes of operation are discussed in detail. Selected laser systems important for application are described.
Course completion requirements - Czech
Last update: prof. RNDr. Petr Malý, DrSc. (08.10.2017)

Podmínkou zakončení předmětu je získání zápočtu a úspěšné složení zkoušky. Zápočet je nutnou podmínkou účasti u zkoušky.

Literature -
Last update: prof. RNDr. Petr Malý, DrSc. (02.05.2019)

O. Svelto: Principles of Lasers,

Plenum, New York 1976 (Mir, Moskva 1984).

A. E. Siegman: Lasers,

University Science Books, Mill Valley, Ca. 1986.

A. Yariv: Quantum Electronics,

J. Wiley & Sons , New York 1975 (Moskva Sovetskoe Radio 1973).

B. E. A. Saleh, M. C. Teich: Základy fotoniky, čes. překlad Matfyzpress 1991.

M. Sargent III, M.O.Scully, W.E.Lamb,Jr.: Laser Physics,

Addison-Wesley, Reading, Mass. 1974.

H. Haken: Light, vol.1 (Waves, Photons, Atoms),

North-Holland, Amsterdam 1981.

H. Haken: Light, vol.2 (Laser Light Dynamics),

North-Holland, Amsterdam 1985.

W. Koechner: Solid-State Laser Engineering,

Springer-Verlag, New York 1976.

Requirements to the exam - Czech
Last update: prof. RNDr. Petr Malý, DrSc. (08.10.2017)

Pro konání zkoušky je nutné předchozí získání zápočtu. Zkouška je ústní v rozsahu daném sylabem.

Syllabus -
Last update: prof. RNDr. Petr Malý, DrSc. (10.05.2005)

Principles of laser physics

Introduction. Einstein coefficients, stimulated emission. Laser rate equations. Optical resonators. Dynamics of lasers, relaxation oscillations, Q-switching, mode-locking, chaos. Semiclassical laser equations. Important laser systems.

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