Crystal Physics Group

Optical laboratory

Recent research projects:

  • Laser spectroscopic and resonant nonlinear optical measurements on rare-earth doped single crystals.
  • Investigation of diffractive optical elements and waveguides fabricated by ion implantation.

 

Instrumentation:

  • Vibration isolated optical tables
  • He-Ne, Ar ion and semiconductor (980 nm) lasers
  • Phase contrast and polarization microscopes
  • Measuring setup for holograms produced by two and four-wave mixing
  • Z-scan measurement setup
  • Optical setup for laser spectroscopic measurements