ECSE 572 Nonlinear Optics (3 credits)

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Offered by: Electrical & Computer Engr (Faculty of Engineering)


Electrical Engineering : Nonlinear optical processes and their applications: optical fibres, waveguides and crystals. Origin of second- and third-order nonlinear susceptibility, symmetry properties, coupled-wave propagation, phase-matching techniques, sum- and difference frequency generation, parametric amplification, four-wave mixing, self- and cross-phase modulation, soliton propagation, Raman scattering and the electro-optic effect.

Terms: Winter 2014

Instructors: Martin Rochette (Winter)