Course Synopses

01:750:305. MODERN OPTICS (3)

  • Course Description:
    Prerequisites: 01:750:227-228 or 272-273 or permission of instructor; 01:640:CALC3.

    Geometrical optics; electromagnetic waves, the wave equation; superposition, interference, diffraction, polarization, and coherence; holography; multilayer films, Fresnel equations; blackbody radiation, Einstein coefficients, lasers; waveguides and fiber optics; optical properties of materials.

    Understanding the fundamental principles of optics. Geometrical optics; electromagnetic waves, the wave equation; superposition, interference, diffraction, polarization, and coherence; holography; Fresnel equations; blackbody radiation, lasers; waveguides and fiber optics; optical properties of materials. 

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