Laser physics and electro-optics

Course Description

Physical bases: quantum theory of electromagnetic field and relaxation. Basic principles of laser operation. Characteristics of laser radiation. The most important type of lasers with emphasis on x-ray, free electron and fiber lasers. Detection of laser radiation. Laser cooling. Electro- and magneto-optic effects, nonlinear optics. Laser spectroscopy with emphasis on nanomaterials. Technical applications.

Study Programmes

Postgraduate doctoral study programme


Christopher C. Davis (2014.), Lasers and Electro-optics, Cambridge University Press
Wolfgang Demtröder (2013.), Laser Spectroscopy, Springer Science & Business Media
Peter Schmüser, Martin Dohlus, Jörg Rossbach (2008.), Ultraviolet and Soft X-Ray Free-Electron Lasers, Springer Science & Business Media

For students


ID 154922
  Winter semester
L0 English Level
L1 e-Learning