311.132 Laser technology
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form
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  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Online

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

  • define and explain the basic interrelations necessary to originate laser radiation
  • analyze and describe attributes of laser radiation
  • evaluate means of guiding laser radiation and judge mutual reactions between laser radiation and matter 

Subject of course

  • Atomic structure
  • States of atoms and energy levels
  • Stimulated Emission
  • Composition of resonators
  • Beam propagation and absorption in matter
  • Systems for laser material processing

Teaching methods

  • Description and definition of decisive parameters in the lectures
  • Discussion of the consequences of different system conditions
  • Related in advance query of students' estimates 
  • Compositions of system configurations and investigation of the consequences on beam quality, energy consumption and materials

Mode of examination




Course dates

Thu14:00 - 14:3004.11.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/97751466736?pwd=MkovVGRpODVYNjQ5alRsMDBiZn (LIVE)Vorbesprechung und Terminabstimmung Blockvorlesung Lasersystemtechnik
Thu10:00 - 16:3018.11.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/97751466736?pwd=MkovVGRpODVYNjQ5alRsMDBiZnpOZz09 (LIVE)Blockvorlesung Lasersystemtechnik
Thu10:00 - 16:3002.12.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/97751466736?pwd=MkovVGRpODVYNjQ5alRsMDBiZnpOZz09 (LIVE)Blockvorlesung Lasersystemtechnik
Thu10:00 - 16:3016.12.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/97751466736?pwd=MkovVGRpODVYNjQ5alRsMDBiZnpOZz09 (LIVE)Blockvorlesung Lasersystemtechnik
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

  • Oral exams in which the derived conclusions will be put to the test at varied system configurations and parameter values to describe the behaviour and quantify the consequences caused
  • Appraisal subsequently 

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.10.2021 10:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 445 Mechanical Engineering Mandatory electiveSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 482 Mechanical Engineering - Management Mandatory electiveSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase


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