Courses of Study 2018-2019 
    
    Sep 22, 2019  
Courses of Study 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AEP 1100 - Lasers and Photonics

(crosslisted) ENGRI 1100  
     
Fall. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Course in Introduction to Engineering series.

C. Xu.

Lasers have had an enormous impact on communications, medicine, remote sensing, and material processing. This course reviews the properties of light that are essential to understanding the underlying principles of lasers and these photonic technologies. There also is a strong, hands-on laboratory component in which the students build and operate a nitrogen laser and participate in several demonstration experiments such as holography, laser processing of materials, optical tweezers, and fiber optics.



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