The Course

This course gives an introduction to laser fundamentals with the idea of simplifying of how lasers operate. Understanding lasers involves concepts associated with light, viewed either as waves or as photons, and its interaction with matter.

 This course also include properties of laser, the interaction of light with materials as well as emission of radiation, emission broadening and stimulated emission. The concept of amplification and further properties of laser amplifiers dealing with inversions and pumping, types of laser are also covered. Finally many worked examples and problems are also included.

Course details

Faculty:  Faculty of Science and Health (FSCH)
School: School of Science
Department: Department of  Physics
Course title: Laser Principle
Course code: LAP6226
Language: English
Location: FSCH
Period: Academic 2018-2019
Lecturer: Dr. Faten Chaqmaqchee
 Support Office Hours by appointment

Entry level skills

The student must be able to read various provided sources in English and write short essays and participate in class discussions.