Engineering Technology (ET)
The student will be introduced to an overview of the components commonly found in lasers and their associated systems. Emphasis will be placed on using calculators to solve basic problems associated with these components and building the student's intuition on the effects of individual components and how they fit into the system. The lab will be used to verify findings in class and to teach handling, mounting, cleaning, and alignment of optical components. Lecture: 2 hours; Laboratory: 2 hours.