Knowledge and understanding:
-Theoretical knowledge of linear and nonlinear equations governing pulse propagation in waveguide modes.
-Basic understanding of finite-difference modeling tools for guided-mode structure and Fourier-transform method for pulse propagation modeling.
-Basic skills in using the Python programming environment.
Applying knowledge and understanding:
-Modeling linear spatial field evolution in fibers.
-Modeling spectral and spatial field evolution induced by nonlinear optical effects in various fiber types.