Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Advaced Laser Physics II FIZ 510 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses It may take together with Advanced Atomic And Molecular Physics and Advanced Condensed Matter Physics
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi YUSUF KARAKUŞ
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 applications including the nonlinear optics.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Gains insights about the basic principles of lasers. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
2 Determines the threshold conditions that laser oscillations ocur. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
3 Describes the phsical parameters for multimode laser oscillations. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
4 Categorizes the lasers and gives examples to those. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
5 Determines the characteristics of the lasers. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
6 Determines the preconditions for designing a new laser. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
7 Explains the usage of the laser in the area of nonlinear optics. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Laser oscillation: gain and threshold 287-300
2 Laser oscillation: gain and threshold 301-321
3 Laser oscillation: power and frequency 323-335
4 Laser oscillation: power and frequency 336-363
5 Multimode and transient oscillation 367-380
6 Multimode and transient oscillation 381-409
7 Specific lasers and pumping mechanisms 413-430
8 Specific lasers and pumping mechanisms 431-467
9 MIDTERM EXAM
10 Laser resonators 471-530
11 Laser resonators 537-585
12 Optical coherence and lasers 589-627
13 Some laser applications 629-674
14 Nonlinear optics 677-721
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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
1. Kısa Sınav 12
2. Kısa Sınav 13
1. Ödev 3
2. Ödev 3
3. Ödev 3
4. Ödev 3
5. Ödev 3
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 7 7
Assignment 5 7 35
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 158
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.32
dersAKTSKredisi 6