Selected Topics in Optics and Optical Electronics
Various aspects of laser spectroscopic sensing. Topics include physical principles of atomic and molecular spectroscopy, fundamentals of high resolution lasers spectroscopy, spectroscopic measurement techniques and instrumentation, laser sources and practical applications of spectroscopic sensing. Example applications of laser spectroscopy to chemical analysis and trace gas detection in fundamental science, industrial and environmental monitoring and medical diagnostics will be discussed.
Sample reading list:
Wolfgang. Demtröder, Laser Spectroscopy: Basic Concepts & Instrumentation, 3rd Ed
Anthony E. Siegman, Lasers
Peter Bernath, Spectra of Atoms and Molecules
Michael Hollas, High Resolution Spectroscopy
Paper in lieu of Final - 30%
Lab Reports - 30%
Oral Presentation(s) - 40%
Not Open to Freshmen.
Participants will give two short oral presentations. There will be four laboratory assignments with lab-reports and a final report in lieu of Final Exam.
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