Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Advanced Laser Physics I FIZ 509 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
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 theory and the applications of the lasers in an advanced level
Course Content The properties of laser light in general and its behaviour in different media.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Gains insigths about the differences between normal and laser light. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
2 Determines the parameters concerning to the dispersion of laser light in the laser active medium. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Homework, Testing,
3 Analysis the physical characteristics of absorption laser light propagating in the different media. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
4 Makes connections between lasers and atoms, molecules and solids. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
5 Determines the parameters which is effective in emission of laser light. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
6 Compares the laser light with the normal one with respect to optical properties Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to laser operation 1-19
2 Classical dispersion theory 21-33
3 Classical dispersion theory 34-62
4 Classical theory of absorption 67-88
5 Classical theory of absorption 89-110
6 Atoms, molecules and solids 115-130
7 Atoms, molecules and solids 131-154
8 The Schrödinger equation 157-183
9 MIDTERM EXAM
10 The time dependent Schrödinger equation 185-210
11 Emission and absorption and rate equations 213-244
12 Semiclassical radiation theory 247-255
13 Semiclassical radiation theory 256-265
14 Wave-particle duality of light 267-285
Resources
Course Notes [1] Okur, İbrahim, Lazerler Değişim Yayınları, 2006, Sakarya
Course Resources [2] Okur, İbrahim, Optoelektronik, Değişim Yayınları, 2000, Adapazarı
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Using the knowledge of undergraduate and graduate education in postgraduate level. X
2 To be able to improve themselves by following the innovations in the field of Physics which are important in the development of science and technology. X
3 To be able to make literature search, presentation, experimental setup preparation, application and explication of results. X
4 To be able to join interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary team works.
5 Sharing their concepts in seminar, symposium, conference etc. by using the skills of self-study.
6 Having the scientific and vocational wafer and defending this apprehension in every medium.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
2. Ödev 10
3. Ödev 10
4. Ödev 10
1. Ödev 10
Total 100
1. Final 40
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
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 7 7
Assignment 5 7 35
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 158
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.32
dersAKTSKredisi 6