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Academic Year 2019/2020
School School of Industrial and Information Engineering
Name (Master of Science degree)(ord. 270) - MI (476) Electronics Engineering
Track PSS - ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
Programme Year 1

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ID Code 097589
Course Title ADVANCED OPTICS AND LASERS
Course Type Mono-Disciplinary Course
Credits (CFU / ECTS) 10.0
Semester First Semester
Course Description 1. Interference, coherence, and diffraction of light. Matrix methods in optics. Optical interferometry. Michelson and Mach-Zender interferometers. Temporal coherence. Multiple interference, solid étalon, Fabry-Perot interferometer. Theory of multilayer films. Young interferometer. Spatial coherence. Scalar theory of diffraction. Huygens-Fresnel integral. Fresnel (near-field) diffraction. Fraunhofer (far-field) diffraction. Fourier transform properties of a thin lens. Gaussian beams. Gaussian beam propagation through optical systems. 2. Principles of lasers. Interaction of radiation with atoms and ions: semiclassical approach. Pumping systems. Passive optical resonators. Laser static and dynamic behaviour: rate equations. Cw operation. Transient and pulsed operation. Q-switching. Mode-locking. Properties of laser beams. Laser beam transformations. Semiconductor, solid-state, gas lasers. Outline of laser applications (to mechanics, biomedicine, optical communications, information technology).
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27/05/2020