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PHYS 353       (0-6-2)            Introduction to lasers Laboratory

Laser resonator design, construction, alignment, and characterization. Operation and evaluation of molecular, gas, liquid dye and semiconductor lasers. Spatial and temporal coherence measurements. Design and fabrication of transmission, reflection, bleached, color and multiple exposure holograms.

Prerequisite: PHYS 352 (concurrent).