2K6 AEI 705(A) FIBER OPTICS & LASER INSTRUMENTATION

Module I 12 Hrs
Principles of light propagation through fiber – Different types of fibers and their
properties – Fiber materials and their characteristics – Transmission characteristics of fibers –
Absorption losses – scattering losses – Dispersion – Measurement on optical fibers – Optical
sources – Optical detectors
Module II 13 Hrs
Fiber optic instrumentation system – Fiber optic sensors – Different types of modulators
– Application in instrumentation – Interferometer method of measurement of length –
Measurement of pressure, temperature, current, voltage, liquid level and strain.
Module III 13 Hrs
Fundamental characteristics of laser – three level and four level lasers – properties of
lasers – laser modes – resonator configuration – Q switching and modelocking – Cavity dumping
– types of lasers – gas laser – solid laser – liquid laser – semiconductor laser
Module IV 14 Hrs
Laser for measurement of distance, length, velocity, acceleration, current and voltage –
material processing –laser heating, welding, melting and trimming of materials – removal and
vapourisation – Holography – basic principle – methods – Holographic interferometry and
applications – Holography for non destructive testing – Holographic components
 

Reference Books
1. Jasprit Singh, Semi Conductor Optoelectronics, McGraw Hill,1995 ISBN 0070576378
2. Ghatak A.K. and Thiagarajar K, Optical Electronics Foundation book , TMH, Cambridge
University Press, 1989 ISBN 052134089
3. John and Harry, Industrial Lasers and their Applications, McGraw Hill 1974 ISBN
0070844437
4. John F Ready,. Industrial Applications of Lasers, Academic Press, 1997 ISBN
0125839618
5. Monte Ross, Laser Applications, McGraw Hill, 1968 ISBN 0124319025