PHYS 421. Ultrafast Laser Science and Spectroscopy.
(Dual-listed with PHYS 521). (3-0) Cr. 3.
Prereq: PHYS 321, PHYS 365, or equivalent with permission of instructor
Introduction to ultrafast lasers, nonlinear optics, and their applications. Topics selected from: basic optics, atom-photon interactions, electrodynamics of condensed matter, laser physics, ultrafast and nonlinear optics, ultrashort pulse generation, broadband pulse generation, time-resolved spectroscopy and instrumentation. Nonmajor graduate credit.