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PHYS 402 - Light

Spring 2021

Official Description

Wave kinematics; geometrical optics: basic concepts, ray-tracing and matrix formalism, Gaussian imaging by thick lenses, stops, apertures, and intensity relations; interference; interference spectroscopy and coherence; diffraction: Fresnel-Kirchhoff formulation, Fraunhofer case, Fresnel case, and holography; polarized light. Course Information: 4 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. (3 hours without lab). Prerequisite: PHYS 214 and PHYS 435 or ECE 329.
TitleSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
LightAA36694LEC31100 - 1220 T R  136 Loomis Laboratory Offir Cohen
LightAOL72352OLC1100 - 1220 T R  136 Loomis Laboratory Offir Cohen
LightBB44817LEC41100 - 1220 T R  136 Loomis Laboratory Offir Cohen
LightBL136707OLB01300 - 1550 R    
LightBL236722OLB00800 - 1050 R    
LightBL336714OLB01300 - 1550 F    
LightBL468055OLB00800 - 1050 F    
LightBOL72353OLC1100 - 1220 T R  136 Loomis Laboratory Offir Cohen