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Advanced Laser Optics (with Lab)

Description:
This is a one-semester lecture and lab course offered as a follow-up to Physic 602. Topics include wave propagation in isotropic and anisotropic media, birefringence, the physical origin of nonlinear polarization, wave propagation in nonlinear media, optical second harmonic generation, parametric oscillation and amplification, electro-optic effects in crystals, third order non-linearities, third harmonic generation, the interaction of light and phase conjugate optics, four-wave mixing, intensity dependent transmission, and selected topics as time permits.

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