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402-0275-00L  Quantum Electronics

SemesterSpring Semester 2016
LecturersU. Keller
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


AbstractClassical and semi-classical introduction to Quantum Electronics. Mandatory for further elective courses in Quantum Electronics. The field of Quantum Electronics describes propagation of light and its interaction with matter. The emphasis is set on linear pulse and beam propagation in dispersive media, optical anisotropic materials, and waveguides and lasers.
ObjectiveTeach the fundamental building blocks in Quantum Electronics.
ContentInterference and coherence
Wave propagation in dispersive materials
Linear pulse propagation
Fourier optics
Fundamentals of lasers
Linear wave propagation in anisotropic materials
Waveguides and integrated optics
Nonlinear optics
Lecture notesScripts will be distributed in class (online)
http://www.ulp.ethz.ch/education/lectures/quantenelektronik.html
LiteratureReference:
Saleh, B.E.A., Teich, M.C.; Fundamentals of Photonics, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., newest edition

Additional reference:
Siegman, A.E.; Lasers, University Science Books, Mill Valley, California Latest edition
Prerequisites / NoticeMandatory lecture for physics students

Prerequisites (minimal): vector analysis, differential equations, Fourier transformation