PLT2001

Fundamentals of Light Sources

Optical Systems & Sensors

Year 2 Fall (0.5 Credits) | Algonquin College

Introduction to incoherent light sources and lasers. Lasers operation, energy levels, quantum mechanics basics. Pumping/excitation, population inversion, laser cavity design, gain and loss, and characteristics of laser emission. An extensive lab manual of relevant experiments, variety of lasers, spectrometers, and detection equipment will be used. Includes: Experiential Learning Activity

Prerequisites: BIT 1201, Restricted to students in the BIT degree program

Lectures

Course Code
Day
Time
Room
Instructor
PLT2001A
Wed
12:00 - 14:00
T332

Tutorials

Course Code
Day
Time
Room
Instructor
PLT2001A1
Wed
14:30 - 16:30
T332


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