6.634 Nonlinear Optics


Class Info

Techniques of nonlinear optics with emphasis on fundamentals for research and engineering in optics, photonics, and spectroscopy. Electro optic modulators, harmonic generation, and frequency conversion devices. Nonlinear effects in optical fibers including self-phase modulation, nonlinear wave propagation, and solitons. Interaction of light with matter, laser operation, density matrix techniques, nonlinear spectroscopies, and femtosecond optics.

This class has 6.013, and 8.07 as prerequisites.

6.634 will be offered this semester (Spring 2017). It is instructed by J. G. Fujimoto.

Lecture occurs 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 26-314.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the EECS Area I Applied Physics and Devices Topic: Electromagnetics site or on the 6.634 Stellar site.

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