EE490/890
Introduction to Lasers


Syllabus

Project description

Template of final report

Summary of lectures

List of homework

List of in-class assignments solutions

Data Sheets

Announcements
$-$ Final will be held on December 19, 2017 (12:30 - 2:30 PM). One page of 8.5"x11" sheet (double sided) of notes is allowed. Final will cover HW7-HW11. There will be four regular questions and one bonus questions. Each regular question will have a bonus portion for undergraduate students that will be required for graduate students. One of the problems will contain 8-9 short questions like in-class style. Other questions are similar to homework problems. Topics for final: Click here for the pdf file
$-$ Review sessions will be held on 12/11 and 12/13 6:30-7:30 PM in EMS E206.
$-$ Presentations will be held in EMS E206 on December 11 and 13 (3:30 $-$ 4:45PM): Schedule for presentation.
$-$ Progress report will be due on Nov. 15, 2017. In the report, you can update the outline of your topics, narrow down your focus and provide/update your references. It does not need to follow the template for the final report or the draft of the final report.
$-$ Test 1 will be postponed to Oct. 30, 2017. One page of 8.5"x11" sheet (single sided) of notes is allowed. Test will cover HW1-HW6. There will be 4 regular questions. The 5th problem will be the bonus question. Each regular question will have a bonus portion for undergraduate students that is required for graduate students. One of the problems will contain 8-9 short questions like in-class assignments. All question are similar to homework problems. Topics for the mid-term test: Click here for the pdf file
$-$ The proposal for the project will be due on Oct. 11.
$-$ In class assignment will be given almost every lecture.
$-$ Errors/Typos in Textbook (new print may not have the same errors)
Chapter 1
page 12 above Eq. (1.2-8) -- The angle of incidence is therefore $( \theta_1 + y/R ) $...
page 21 Eq. (1.3-13) should be ` f = 1 / {n_0 \alpha \sin \alpha d}`
$~~~~~$Above Eq. (1.3-16) generally in choosing `x_0 = 0`...
Chapter 5
page 187 Figure 5.6-3 has extra `\Gamma`'s in labels under Normal Dispersion and Anomalous Dispersion.

Helpful instruction or link

Instruction for download articles through library at home
Soliton home page
Optics info base
IEEE Xplore
Photonics Spectra
Laser Focus World
Roithner Laser Technik
Thorlabs


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