EI1001 Fibre Optics Laser Instruments Syllabus

EI 1001 FIBRE OPTICS AND LASER INSTRUMENTS 3 0 0 100

AIM
To contribute to the knowledge of Fibre optics and Laser Instrumentation and its Industrial & Medical Application.

OBJECTIVES
i. To expose the students to the basic concepts of optical fibres and their properties.
ii. To provide adequate knowledge about the Industrial applications of optical fibres.
iii. To expose the students to the Laser fundamentals.
iv. To provide adequate knowledge about
Industrial application of lasers.
v. To provide adequate knowledge about holography & Medical applications of Lasers.

1. OPTICAL FIBRES AND THEIR PROPERTIES 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
Laser for measurement of distance, length, velocity, acceleration, current, voltage and
Atmospheric effect – Material processing – Laser heating, welding, melting and trimming of material – Removal and vaporization.

5. HOLOGRAM AND MEDICAL APPLICATIONS 9
Holography – Basic principle - Methods – Helographic interferometry and application, Holography for non-destructive testing – Holographic components – Medical applications of lasers, laser and tissue interactive – Laser instruments for surgery, removal of tumours of vocal cards, brain surgery, plastic surgery, gynaecology and oncology.

L= 45 Total = 45

TEXT BOOKS
1. J.M. Senior, ‘Optical Fibre Communication – Principles and Practice’, Prentice Hall of India, 1985.

2. J. Wilson and J.F.B. Hawkes, ‘Introduction to Opto Electronics’, Prentice Hall of India, 2001.

REFERENCE BOOKS
1. Donald J.Sterling Jr, ‘Technicians Guide to Fibre Optics’, 3rd Edition, Vikas Publishing House, 2000.

2. M. Arumugam, ‘Optical Fibre Communication and Sensors’, Anuradha Agencies, 2002.

3. John F. Read, ‘Industrial Applications of Lasers’, Academic Press, 1978.

4. Monte Ross, ‘Laser Applications’, McGraw Hill, 1968

5. G. Keiser, ‘Optical Fibre Communication’, McGraw Hill, 1995.

6. Mr. Gupta, ‘Fiber Optics Communication’, Prentice Hall of India, 2004.
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