Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Laser Physics FIZ 447 7 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses n/a.
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. İBRAHİM OKUR
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. İBRAHİM OKUR,
Course Assistants Res.Assist.Group of Atomic and Molecular Phyiscs
Course Category
Course Objective To help students gain the fundamental knowledge, basics and applications of the lasers
Course Content The properties of laser light and its technological applications.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To be able to describe the properties of laser light Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
2 To be able to differentiate laser light from normal (classical) light sources. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
3 To be able to summarize the possible applications of laser light Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Light [1] Page 1-33
2 Light [1] Page 1-33
3 Elements of solid state physics [1] Page 34-51
4 Elements of solid state physics [1] Page 53-88
5 Introduction to lasers [1] Page 174-185
6 Optical feedback and laser modes [1] Page 186-239
7 Single mode and mode locking [1] Page 241-251
8 Applications of lasers, holography [1] Page 256-280
10 Photodedectors [1] Page 282-337
11 Waveguides [1] Page 339-399
12 Optical communications systems [1] Page 401-448
13 Other applications of fibers [1] Page 450-483
14 Other applications of fibers [1] Page 450-483
Course Notes [1] Okur, İbrahim, Optoelektronik, Değişim Yayınları, 2000, Adapazarı
Course Resources [2] Okur, İbrahim, Lazerler Değişim Yayınları, 2006, Sakarya
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Having enough background in engineering topics related to mathematics, science and their fields. Skill of using theoretical and applied knowledge with engineering solutions in the field, X
2 Identifing, determining, formulating and solving engineering problems. With this purpose choosing and applying analytical methods and modelling techniques, X
3 To analyze a system, a part of a system or a process itself and the skill of design under the given constrains in order to fulfill the specifications. In that direction, the skill of applying modern design techniques X
4 Skill of choosing and applying the modern techniques and vehicles needed by the engineering applications. Skill of using the information technology effectively. X
5 Skill of designing and performing an experiment, data acquisition, analyzing and interpreting results, X
6 Ability of accessing information and doing research. Skill of using databases and other information sources. X
7 Effective working ability both as an individual and as a part of a multi-disciplinary team, self-esteem on taking responsibility,
8 Ability to make oral or written communication in Turkish. At least one foreign language knowledge, X
9 Consciousness of the necessity of the life time learning, following the developments in science and technology and ability of ones’ continous self renewal. X
10 Consciousness of occupational and ethical responsability, X
11 Consciousness on the subjects of project management, field applications, employees health, environment and work safety; awareness on legal consequences of engineering applications, X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 20
2. Kısa Sınav 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 8 8
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 1 5 5
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 134
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.36
dersAKTSKredisi 5