[ TPMWTVOLAAN ] VL Laser analytics

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS M2 - Master's programme 2. year Physics Johannes David Pedarnig 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Technical Physics 2014W
Objectives The objectives of this lecture on Laser analytics are: (1) Introduction into analytics, i.e. the measurement of the chemcial composition of materials, for instance the concentration of different chemical elements and molecules; (2) Introduction to various laser-based or optical measurement methods used in materials analytics; (3) Examples of applications of laser analytics.
Subject The contents ot this lecture includes:

  1. Fundamentals of lasers
  2. Definition of relevant quantities in Analytics
  3. Calibration, limits of detection
  4. Introduction to optical spectroscopy
  5. Absorption spectroscopy
  6. Laser-induced plasma spectroscopy (LIBS)
  7. Other laser-ablation based analytical methods
  8. Fluorescence spectroscopy
  9. Frequency comb spectroscopy
  10. introduction to non-linear optical spectroscopy
  11. Application of lasers in material analytics (examples of recent measurements)
Criteria for evaluation Oral examination
Methods Lecture
Language German or English
Study material Lecture notes with references to relevant literature will be distributed for each lecture unit.
Changing subject? No
Further information This lecture will be held in English or German.
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Direct assignment