These laser beam q-switching and harmonics generation course notes and workbook are intended for Level I Laser Technicians. In a manufacturing environment they generally perform final tests on lasers and laser systems to ensure that they fully comply with customer specifications. In order to be fully effective in their job functions they must understand laser and optics principles, laser beam performance specifications and, also good laser lab and manufacturing practices (GLLMP).
Sydney Sukuta is currently a Laser Technology professor in Silicon Valley. He also has industry experience working for some of the world's leading laser manufacturers in Silicon Valley where he saw first-hand the issues they encounter on a daily basis. In response, Dr. Sukuta developed prescriptive short courses to help absolve most of these issues.