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EE 346

Introduction to Nonlinear Optics

  • winter
  • 2021-2022

3 units

Letter (ABCD/NP)

Wave propagation in anisotropic, nonlinear, and time-varying media. Microscopic and macroscopic description of electric-dipole susceptibilities. Free and forced waves; phase matching; slowly varying envelope approximation; dispersion, diffraction, space-time analogy. Harmonic generation; frequency conversion; parametric amplification and oscillation; electro-optic light modulation. Raman and Brillouin scattering; nonlinear processes in optical fibers. Prerequisites: 242, 236C.

Course Prequisites


  • LEC

    • Monday Wednesday Friday 12:15:00 PM - 1:15:00 PM with Martin Fejer

  • DIS

    • -

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