Study GuideQuantum Electronics PHYS 327/427
Exam I
1. What steps and approximations are necessary to derive the following:
a. classical dispersion/absorption theory
b. collisional broadening
c. population rate equations
d. classical dispersion from quantu
PHYS 327/427
Quantum Electronics
Homework Assignment #8
Fall 2012
1. 13.7 a,b
2. A source of Gaussian spectral distribution has a spectrum given by:
2
0
1
P( ) =
exp
Calculate the complex degree of coherence.
3. For the geometry shown below, derive
Exam II Study Guide
Terms and Concepts:
1. Gain: relationship to cross-section, inversion, absorption coefficient, degeneracy,
and lineshape
2. Threshold gain: What determines it?
3. Rate equations: Three level and four level laser schemes
4. Relationship
PHYSICS 327/427 Quantum Electronics Topic Presentation/Paper
Students will select topics for a 15 minute presentation. Presentations will be at a
mutually agreeable time on reading days. Students will be responsible for finding 1-3
papers or book chapters
Exam III Study Guide
Terms and Concepts:
1. Second harmonic generation
2. Sum frequency generation
3. Phase matching
4. Birefringence phase matching (Type I, Type II)
5. Index ellipsoid
6. Anomalous dispersion phase matching
7. Slowly varying amplitude ap
PHYS 327/427
Quantum Electronics
Homework Assignment #1
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Fall 2012
3.2
3.3
3.9
3.15
3.16
3.18
For a one-dimensional cavity of length L, show that the mode density is given by:
2L
d
c
And the mode spacing is:
dN =
=
c
2L
Calculate the
PHYS 327/427
Quantum Electronics
Homework Assignment #2
1.
Fall 2012
3.7
2.
Show for the Voigt profile that
Im w( x + ib)
nR ( ) 1 = 0
a( )
4 Re w( x + ib)
Where w, x, and b are defined in section 3.10. [Note: The relation between the refractive
index an
PHYS 327/427
Quantum Electronics
Homework Assignment #3
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Fall 2012
9.3
a) Use the Liouville equation to explicitly derive Eqs. 9.4.2.
b) Evaluate 11 + 22 and explain the result.
c) Evaluate 11 + 22 for Eqs. 9.4.12 and explain the resul
PHYS 327/427
Quantum Electronics
Homework Assignment #9
1.
Fall 2012
a) 10.4 (Calculate p as defined on page 478, i.e. the angle between the optic axis
and the propagation direction
b) Write down the Cartesian components of the second harmonic polarizatio
1
Multiple Choice Questions Chapter 4
Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
_
1. In a free market, who determines how much of a good will be sold and the price at which it is sold?
a.