To contribute to the knowledge of Fibre optics and Laser Instrumentation and its Industrial & Medical Application. OBJECTIVES i. ii. iii. iv. v. 1. 12 Principles of light propagation through a fibre - Different types of fibres and their properties, fibre characteristics – Absorption losses – Scattering losses – Dispersion – Connectors & splicers – Fibre termination – Optical sources – Optical detectors. 2. INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION OF OPTICAL FIBRES 9 Fibre optic sensors – Fibre optic instrumentation system – Different types of modulators – Interferometric method of measurement of length – Moire fringes – Measurement of pressure, temperature, current, voltage, liquid level and strain. 3. LASER FUNDAMENTALS 9 Fundamental characteristics of lasers – Three level and four level lasers – Properties of laser – Laser modes – Resonator configuration – Q-switching and mode locking – Cavity damping – Types of lasers – Gas lasers, solid lasers, liquid lasers, semiconductor lasers. 4. INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION OF LASERS 6 To expose the students to the basic concepts of optical fibres and their properties. To provide adequate knowledge about the Industrial applications of optical fibres. To expose the students to the Laser fundamentals. To provide adequate knowledge about Industrial application of lasers. To provide adequate knowledge about holography & Medical applications of Lasers.


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