704135 VO/1 VO Laser Safety for Physicists

Sommersemester 2018 | Stand: 06.08.2018 LV auf Merkliste setzen
VO Laser Safety for Physicists
VO 1
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Basic Knowledge on laser safety rules for experimentalists working in optics laboratory.

1. Laser Safety: Overview and motivation

2. Overview of European standards and guidelines

3. Overview of hazards when working with lasers

4. Laser classification system

5. Interaction of laser light with human eyes and skin

6. How to calculate the damage thresholds for exposure for any laser

7. Advice on how to be safer in the lab

8. Visit to running research lab in Innsbruck

Lecture with practical examples and exercises

Final examination test (written)

Course notes

No formal requirements but the students should be familiar with SI units, changing between them, and the basics of laser physics (how they are quantified) and classical optics (lenses, Gaussian beams).

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Course recommended for Master students in Experimental Physics, PhD students in their first year and anyone working with lasers in Innsbruck. The course will be given in two blocks, each 4 hours long and will occur in June 2018 (exact times to be arranged). Before attending the class, pre-assigned reading and an excercise sheet should be done. See the associated OLAT page for details. 

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Gruppe 1
Datum Uhrzeit Ort
Mo 18.06.2018 09.00 - 12.00 HS 10 HS 10 Barrierefrei
Mo 18.06.2018 14.00 - 17.00 HS B (Technik) HS B (Technik) Barrierefrei
Mi 20.06.2018 14.00 - 17.00 HSB 8 HSB 8 Barrierefrei
Do 21.06.2018 09.00 - 12.00 HS G (Technik) HS G (Technik) Barrierefrei
Do 21.06.2018 14.00 - 17.00 HSB 2 HSB 2 Barrierefrei