UT Dallas 2013 Graduate Catalog

EEOP6328 - Nonlinear Optics

EEOP 6328 Nonlinear Optics (3 semester hours) Survey of nonlinear optical effects; origins of optical nonlinearities; laser-pulse propagation equations in bulk media and optical fibers; the nonlinear optical susceptibility tensor; second-order nonlinear optical effects (second harmonic generation, optical rectification, parametric mixing and amplification); third-order nonlinear optical effects in fiber optic communication systems (self-phase modulation, cross-phase modulation, stimulated Brillouin scattering, stimulated Raman scattering, four-wave mixing, nonlinear polarization mode dispersion); self-focusing and self-defocusing in bulk media; computational methods for nonlinear optics. Prerequisite: EE 4301 or equivalent; EEOP 6310 recommended. (3-0) R