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New approach in laser physics education
Author(s): Gregory B. Altshuler; Nickolai R. Belashenkov; Andrey V. Okishev

Paper Abstract

In this paper the new approach in teaching of laser courses which was developed and used at St. Petersburg Institute for Fine Mechanics and Optics is described. In this approach practical work on investigation of laser beams, theory of lasers, nonlinear optics and applied spectroscopy combine with execution of lab works on IBM PC-AT-286 compatible computers. Introduction of the developed technique into curricula of optical educational institutions will provide to intensify the educational process with increasing of the part of original work of students and also to realize as individual principle of education so as to train groups of students (3-4 persons) as prototype of future teams of scientists. In the paper the perspectives of international co-operation in the field of teaching of general and special optical courses based on expirience of leading optical educational institutions are also considered.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1992
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1603, Education in Optics, (1 March 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.57902
Show Author Affiliations
Gregory B. Altshuler, St. Petersburg Institute of Fine Mechanics and Optics (Russia)
Nickolai R. Belashenkov, St. Petersburg Institute of Fine Mechanics and Optics (Russia)
Andrey V. Okishev, St. Petersburg Institute of Fine Mechanics and Optics (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1603:
Education in Optics
Gregory B. Altshuler; Brian J. Thompson, Editor(s)

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