311.175 Technological Optics in Production Engineering
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
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Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • LectureTube course
  • Format: Hybrid

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to understand applications of lasers in manufacturing, systems for laser beam guidance, laser beam shaping and optical systems for laser material processing.

Subject of course

1. Applications of lasers in manufacturing. Construction of a station for laser material processing. Systems for laser beam guidance. Basic arrangements of the beam transmission. Beam splitting. Overview of typical handling systems.

2. Laser beam shaping. Arrangements for beam shaping. Beam expansion. Beam focusing. Intensity and intensity distribution. Shaping the intensity distribution. Moving mirrors. Beam superposition.

3. Optical systems for beam shaping. Selection of the optimal lens. Lens types. Collection and dispersion lenses. Aberrations. Aspherical lens. Optical fibers. Lens systems. Telescope lenses and focus translators. F-Theta lenses. Mirror. Laser scanning systems.

4. Transmittance curves of selected optical materials. Laser optics. Coated laser optics. Uncoated substrates. Waveplates. High Power Polarizers. IR laser optics. CO₂ laser optics for cutting, engraving and marking. Phase-shifting mirror. Diffractive elements. Aspherical beam shaper.

5. Micro-optics. Microlens arrays. Beam transformation systems. Diffusers / Homogenizer. Micro-optics for a collimation of diode laser arrays.

Teaching methods

Slide and video presentation, expert interview, discussion of case studies

Mode of examination

Oral

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Mon12:00 - 14:0019.10.2020 - 23.11.2020Seminarraum BA 08B Technologische Optik in der Fertigungstechnik
Wed12:00 - 14:0002.12.2020Seminarraum BA 08B Technologische Optik in der Fertigungstechnik
Wed12:00 - 14:0009.12.2020Seminarraum BA 08B Technologische Optik in der Fertigungstechnik
Technological Optics in Production Engineering - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Mon19.10.202012:00 - 14:00Seminarraum BA 08B Technologische Optik in der Fertigungstechnik
Mon09.11.202012:00 - 14:00Seminarraum BA 08B Technologische Optik in der Fertigungstechnik
Mon16.11.202012:00 - 14:00Seminarraum BA 08B Technologische Optik in der Fertigungstechnik
Mon23.11.202012:00 - 14:00Seminarraum BA 08B Technologische Optik in der Fertigungstechnik
Wed02.12.202012:00 - 14:00Seminarraum BA 08B Technologische Optik in der Fertigungstechnik
Wed09.12.202012:00 - 14:00Seminarraum BA 08B Technologische Optik in der Fertigungstechnik

Examination modalities

Oral exam at the end of semester

Course registration

Not necessary

Curricula

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Language

German