This course provides an introduction to fibre lasers based on silica fibres. High power fibre lasers have made remarkable progress in the past couple of decades, making them a choice for variety of industrial applications, especially in the area of precision manufacturing. Excellent power conversion efficiency, high power stability and superior beam quality are a few of the unique features of fibre lasers that differentiate it from other lasers especially for high power applications. This course introduces you to laser physics, fibre optics and their applications to building fibre lasers. The course also gives an insight into recent progress and latest developments in fibre laser research.
- Graduate Certificate in Engineering Optics and Photonics
- FlexiMasters in Engineering Optics and Photonics
Upon completion of this course, learners should be able to:
1. Illustrate key parameters for fibre laser design for various applications and;
2. Acquire knowledge of basic fibre laser characterization.
Laser physics, fibre optic basics, advantages of fibre lasers, major parameters and terminologies, rare earth materials for various wavelengths
Cladding Pumped CW Fibre laser and Mode area scaling
Introduction of cladding pumped fibre laser, basic principles, fibre design for mode area scaling, limits for power scaling
Introduction of MOPA, tandem Pumping and beam combination for power scaling
Pulsed Fibre Laser
An introduction to pulsed fibre laser: Q switched and mode locked schemes.
Fibre Laser characterization
Introduction of a laser setup and measurement: slope efficiency, spectrum & beam quality.
Suitable to learners from all disciplines who seek to have in-depth understanding of photonics and engineering optics and their impact in current industries and for Industry 4.0 (I 4.0).
Standard Course Fee: S$1,620
SSG Funding Support
Course fee payable after SSG funding, if eligible under various schemes
Fee BEFORE funding & GST
Fee AFTER funding & 8% GST
Singapore Citizens (SCs) and Permanent Residents (PRs) (Up to 70% funding)
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS)
SCs aged ≥ 40 years old
• NTU/NIE alumni may utilise their $1,600 Alumni Course Credits. Click here for more information.
|COURSE TITLE||ACADEMIC UNIT|
|CET824 Basic Optical Engineering||2|
|CET825 Fibre Lasers for Various Industry Applications||1|
|CET826 Understanding Fibre Optic Distributed Network for IoT Infrastructure||1|
|CET827 Fibre based Components for High Speed IoT Applications||1|
|CET828 Understanding the Principles, Structures, Packaging, Installation and Signal Processing of Optical Fibre Sensing Technology||1|
|CET829 Engineering Metrology||1|
|CET831 Lasers and Optics for Smart Manufacturing (I 4.0)- Current Practices and Future Prospects||1|
|CET832 Laser Manufacturing Processes||2|
|CET833 Organic Light Emitting Diode Technology for Flat Panel Information Displays||1|
|CET834 Understanding of basic device structure and operating principles of displays and LEDs||1|
|CET835 Laser Machining and 3D Printing for Industry||0.5|
|CET836 Smart Optical Sensors for Smart Manufacturing||0.5|
|CET765 Lithography Processes for Next Generation of Nano Scale Smart Devices||1|
Listed courses are:
- Credit-bearing and stackable to Graduate Certificate in Engineering Optics and Photonics (total 9AUs) and FlexiMasters in Engineering Optics and Photonics (total 15AUs).
- SkillsFuture Credit approved.