The course will guide the students through a series of experiments that will demonstrate key experimental techniques, and illustrate basic principles of experimental laser science. The student will undertake a number of experiments during the 12-week course. In parallel with these activities, students will undertake the writing of a short dissertation on one of a number of key topics in the field of laser physics. This course will be of particular interest to those contemplating a career in the area of optoelectronics.
Pre-requisites: PHYS1011 AND PHYS1013 AND PHYS1015 AND PHYS1022