Learning outcomes: This course will enable you to
- understand the basis for the electronic and optical properties of solids and the interaction between matter and light
- describe various optical probing techniques
- follow recent advances in femtosecond laser science
Intended audience: This course is aimed at people intending to learn more about ultrashort laser pulses and their interaction with matter. Anyone working in this rapidly growing field will benefit from the material presented.
Course level: Intermediate
Instructor: Eric Mazur holds a triple appointment as Harvard College Professor, Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Physics, and Professor of Physics at Harvard University. He is an internationally recognized scientist and researcher, and he leads a vigorous research program in optical physics and is also interested in improving science education.
Notes: The course fee includes a handout and a set of worksheets