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Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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ECSE 4630 - Lasers and Optical Systems

Optical physics and applications of lasers. Design of optical systems. Topics include: wave optics and beam propagation, Gaussian beams, resonators, optical properties of atoms and laser gain media, laser amplifiers, pulsed laser systems, applications of lasers, nonlinear optics.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: PHYS 2620 recommended.

When Offered: Spring term odd-numbered years.

Cross Listed: Cross listed as PHYS 4630. Students cannot receive credit for both this course and PHYS 4630.

Credit Hours: 3

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