teaching & talks
Photonics I – The theory of light and its advanced applications, part I
Topics: Ray optics; wave optics and Gaussian beams, ABCD matrices and resonators, interferometers; birefringence, nonlinear optics; Fourier optics; Einstein coefficient, rate equations, basics of spectroscopy; attosecond physics, non-perturbative effects.
Lecture notes (winter semester 20/21)Moodle
Photonics II - The theory of light and its advanced applications, part II
Topics: Generation and characterization of ultrashort pulses; amplification of ultra-intense, ultrashort laser pulses; measurement of ultrashort pulses; optical properties of materials; laser spectroscopy, high-field physics.
Lecture notes (summer semester 21)Moodle