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Engineering Science (E SC)

E SC 543 Laser Microprocessing (3) Laser microprocessing of engineered and biological materials for electronic, opto-electronic, MEMS and medical/therapeutic applications.

E SC 543 Laser Microprocessing (3)

This course is intended for graduate students and practicing engineers who have completed E SC 540 and E SC 541. It covers laser processing to produce features and modify properties in metals, organic polymers, inorganic insulators, superconductors, semiconductors and biological materials on the meso, micro and nano scales. The lectures comprise analysis and discussion of selected technical papers on the use of laser microprocessing in electronic, opto-electronic, MEMs and medical-therapeutic applications. Upon completion of this course, the student will have developed sufficient knowledge of laser microprocessing to understand its applications as described in the current technical literature.

This course will be offered each year in the spring semester. Classes will meet once per week; each class period will be 150 minutes long.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: E SC 540

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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