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PALT 405 Introduction to Laser Technology

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A hands-on introduction to the principles and technology of lasers including properties of different types of lasers. Topics include: safe use and operation of lasers; principle of producing laser light; techniques to control laser light; applications of laser in various medical, non-medical, defense and entertainment industries.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 32-36
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, PALT 404
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU