• ELEN E4405x Classical nonlinear optics 3 pts. Lect: 3. Prerequisites: ELEN E4401. Waves in anisotropic media. Maxwell's equations and constitutive relations. Fresnel equations. Optical waves in anisotropic crystals. Birefringence. Waves in nonlinear media. Plasma model. Electro-optic, Pockels, and Kerr effects. Second harmonic generation and phase matching. Parametric amplification. Backward-wave oscillator. Acousto-optic beam deflection and light modulation.