Department of Physics & Astronomy
University of New Mexico

Nonlinear Fiber Optics

Presented by Arash Mafi Professor, Physics & Astronomy

I have decided to give a few lectures on nonlinear fiber optics to my research group. I am writing to inform you in case you might also be interested in joining us in these informal lectures. We will meet tomorrow at 10:30-noon in PAIS-1140.

I will follow the material in "Nonlinear Fiber Optics", 6th Ed. By Govind Agrawal. The goal is to derive the nonlinear Schrodinger equation, parametric processes (four-wave mixing) and spontaneous and stimulated Raman process, etc. If there is enough interest, we may continue to optical fiber solitons and quantization in soliton background.

The required background is a working knowledge of Maxwell's Equations and basic differential equations.

10:30 am, Thursday, June 2, 2022

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