RES.6-005 | Spring 2008 | Undergraduate

Understanding Lasers and Fiberoptics

Laser Fundamentals III

Topics covered:

  • What determines the laser’s power, intensity, energy, wavelength, spot size,
  • collimation, tuning range, spectral width, efficiency, size and weight (continued)
  • Generation of very short pulses
  • What are the problems with lasers such as amplifier limitations and how to handle them