Intense Laser Systems

Intense Laser Systems

Ref. LSL-07en

5 DAYS (35H)

OBJECTIVES

  • Understand basic principles of intense laser systems
  • Master theoretical models and relevant computer simulations
  • At training’s end, being able to design and correctly size an intense laser project

PUBLIC

  • Users and designers of Intense laser systems
  • Teachers, scholars and instructors
  • Graduate students

TOPICS

  • Intense laser system architecture
  • Laser source (Oscillators)
  • Amplification, beam handling and focusing
  • Non Linear Optics: Frequency conversion and laser tunability
  • Laser diagnostics and Beam management

METHODS AND EDUCATION TOOLS

  • Theoretical background
  • Practice and Lab
  • Computation and simulations

TRAINING SESSION CHAIR

Pr Eric CORMIER – Bordeaux University, CELIA – Scientific Director of Pyla

PROGRAMME

  • Laser Architecture
    • Laser parameters
    • Which laser for a given application?
    • Complex systems
  • Laser source (oscillators)
    • Principles
    • Laser materials and oscillating modes (temporal)
    • Cavity effects and pumping schemes, benefits of diode pumping scheme
  • Amplification, beam handling and focusing
    • Amplification strategies and techniques
    • Constraints: gain management, thermal issues and pumping sources
    • Beam cleaning and smoothing, optical isolation
    • Focalisation
  • Non Linear Optics: Frequency conversion and laser tunability
    • Non linear optics principles
    • Principle of widely tunable laser sources
    • Frequency doubling and frequency mixing
    • Non linear effects in beam propagation
    • Recent applications of NLO
  • Laser diagnostics and beam management
    • Spatio-temporal metrology
    • Spatio-temporal control
  • Labs
  • Simulations and codes

METHODS AND EDUCATION TOOLS

  • Theoretical background
  • Practice and Lab
  • Computation and simulations

+ D’INFOS

  • Venue :Bordeaux University
  • Dates : contact us
  • Registration fee : 2 280 € HT

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