311.132 Laser technology
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

  • define and explain the basic interrelations necessary to originate laser radiation
  • analyze and describe attributes of laser radiation
  • evaluate means of guiding laser radiation and judge mutual reactions between laser radiation and matter 

Subject of course

  • Atomic structure
  • States of atoms and energy levels
  • Stimulated Emission
  • Composition of resonators
  • Beam propagation and absorption in matter
  • Systems for laser material processing

Teaching methods

  • Description and definition of decisive parameters in the lectures
  • Discussion of the consequences of different system conditions
  • Related in advance query of students' estimates 
  • Compositions of system configurations and investigation of the consequences on beam quality, energy consumption and materials

Mode of examination




Course dates

Thu10:00 - 10:3008.10.2020 GoToMeeting: Meeting-ID: 948-057-941 (LIVE)Vorbesprechung Vorlesung Lasersystemtechnik
Thu10:00 - 17:0003.12.2020 - 17.12.2020 gotoMeeting ID: 948-057-941 (LIVE)Blockvorlesung Lasersystemtechnik
Laser technology - Single appointments
Thu08.10.202010:00 - 10:30 GoToMeeting: Meeting-ID: 948-057-941Vorbesprechung Vorlesung Lasersystemtechnik
Thu03.12.202010:00 - 17:00 gotoMeeting ID: 948-057-941Blockvorlesung Lasersystemtechnik
Thu10.12.202010:00 - 17:00 gotoMeeting ID: 948-057-941Blockvorlesung Lasersystemtechnik
Thu17.12.202010:00 - 17:00 gotoMeeting ID: 948-057-941Blockvorlesung Lasersystemtechnik

Examination modalities

  • Oral exams in which the derived conclusions will be put to the test at varied system configurations and parameter values to describe the behaviour and quantify the consequences caused
  • Appraisal subsequently 

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.10.2020 10:00


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 445 Mechanical Engineering STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 482 Mechanical Engineering - Management STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase


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