Instructor: Prof. Mansoor Sheik-Bahae
Office: Physics & Astronomy Rm. 1109 (North Wing)
Class meeting times: Mondays, Wedensdays 17:30- 18:45 am; Physics and Astronomy, Room 184
Optical Electronics in Modern Communications by Amnon Yariv,
Pre-requisites: E&M, Undergraduate Physics, Modern Physics, Knowledge of Differential Equations, Linear & Complex Algebra.
Tests: There will be two exams: One Midterm and the Final Exam.
Tentative Test Date (subject to change): Midterm: Wed. Oct. 15 Final: TBA, 5:30–7:30 p.m. Check the UNM's Office of Registrar for possible changes in the Final exam schedule.
Grading: The final grade is weighted as follows:
Laser Lab Tour: E-mail me if intersted
Power Point Lectures
2- Review of E&M theory (Chapter 1) [2 lectures]
3-Ray tracing (ABCD matrix method) (Chapter 2) [3 lectures]
4-Gaussian Beams (Chapter 3) [4 lectures]
5-Optical Cavities (Chapter 5 & 6) [2 lectures]
6-Gain Medium (field-atom interaction) (Chapter 7) [5 lectures]
7- Laser Oscillation (Chapter 8) [4 lectures]
8- General Laser Characteristics (Chapter 9) [6 lectures]
9- Various Laser Systems (Parts of Chapters 10 & 11) [3 lectures]