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Schedule

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Week Date Lecture Class
Slides
Lab Homework
1 Monday
1/15/2024
       
Tuesday
1/16/2024

Lecture 1

Intorduction Slides
Geometrical Optics

Slides01    
Wednesday
1/17/2024
       
Thursday
1/18/2024

Lecture 2

Lens and Mirror (p. 1-14)

Slides02 No labs

HW #1
Due Jan 25 5PM

HW #1 solutions

Friday
1/19/2024
    No labs  
2 Monday
1/22/2024
       
Tuesday
1/23/2024

Lecture 3 (given via Zoom only)

Lens and Mirror (continued)
Optical Systems

Slides03    
Wednesday
1/24/2024
       
Thursday
1/25/2024

Lecture 4

Aberrations, Matrix Method (p. 1-14)

Slides04 Lab #1
​Telecscope or Abberations

HW #1 is due

HW #2
Due Feb 1 5PM

HW #2 solutions

Friday
1/26/2024
    Lab #1
​Telecscope or Abberations
 
3 Monday
1/29/2024
       
Tuesday
1/30/2024

Lecture 5

Matrix Method (continued)

Review of Waves (p. 1-18)

Slides05    
Wednesday
1/31/2024
       
Thursday
2/1/2024

Lecture 6

Review of Waves (continued)

Electromagnetic Waves (p. 1-8)

Slides06 Lab #1
​Telecscope or Abberations

HW #2 is due

HW #3
Due Feb 8 5PM

HW #3 solutions

Friday
2/2/2024
    Lab #1
​Telecscope or Abberations
 
4 Monday
2/5/2024
       
Tuesday
2/6/2024

Lecture 7

Electromagnetic Waves (continued)

Energy in EM Wave

Slides07    
Wednesday
2/7/2024
       
Thursday
2/8/2024

Lecute 8

Light in Matter

Slides08 Lab #2
Telecscope or Abberations

HW #3 is due

HW #4
Due Feb 15 5PM

HW #4 solutions

Friday
2/9/2024
    Lab #2
​Telecscope or Abberations
 
5 Monday
2/12/2024
       
Tuesday
2/13/2024

Lecture 9

Fresnel Equations (p. 1-5)

Slides09    
Wednesday
2/14/2024
       
Thursday
2/15/2024

Lecture 10

Fresnel Equations (continued)

Reflection and Transmission (p. 1-5)

Slides10 Lab #2
Telecscope or Abberations

HW #4 is due

HW #5
Due Feb 22 5PM

HW #5 solutions

Friday
2/16/2024
    Lab #2
Telecscope or Abberations
 
6 Monday
2/19/2024
       
Tuesday
2/20/2024

Lecture 11

Reflection and Transmission (continued)

Slides11    
Wednesday
2/21/2024
       
Thursday
2/22/2024

Lecture 12

Fourier Analysis

Slides12 Lab #3
Your choice

HW #5 is due

HW #6
Due Feb 29 5PM

HW #6 solutions

Friday
2/23/2024
    Lab #3
Your choice
 
7 Monday
2/26/2024
       
Tuesday
2/27/2024

Lecture 13

Wave Packets

Slides13    
Wednesday
2/28/2024
       
Thursday
2/29/2024

Lecture 14

Polarization

  BL2: Lab #3 Your choice
BL1: No Lab

HW #6 is due

No new HW

Friday
3/1/2024
    BL3: No Labs  
8 Monday
3/4/2024
       
Tuesday
3/5/2024

Lecture 15

Polarizers

Slides15    
Wednesday
3/6/2024
       
Thursday
3/7/2024

Midterm Exam

11:00am - 12:20pm

Exam + Sultions

  BL2: No Lab
BL1: Lab #3 Your choice

HW #7
Due Mar 21 5PM

HW #7 solutions

Friday
3/8/2024
    BL3: Lab #3 Your choice  
9 Monday
3/11/2024
Spring Break
Tuesday
3/12/2024
Wednesday
3/13/2024
Thursday
3/14/2024
Friday
3/15/2024
10 Monday
3/18/2024
       
Tuesday
3/19/2024

Lecture 16

Birefringenence and Phase Shift

Slides16    
Wednesday
3/20/2024
       
Thursday
3/21/2024

Lecture 17

Interference

Slides17 Lab #4
Your choice

HW #7 is due

HW #8
Due Mar 28 5PM

HW #8 solutions

Friday
3/22/2024
    Lab #4
Your choice
 
11 Monday
3/25/2024
       
Tuesday
3/26/2024

Lecture 18

Interferometry

Slides18    
Wednesday
3/27/2024
       
Thursday
3/28/2024

Lecture 19

Multiple-Beam Interference (p. 1-9)

  Lab #4
Your choice

HW #8 is due

HW #9
Due Apr 4 5PM

HW #9 solutions

Friday
3/29/2024
    Lab #4
Your choice
 
12 Monday
4/1/2024
       
Tuesday
4/2/2024

Lecture 20

Multiple-Beam Interference (continued)

Slides20    
Wednesday
4/3/2024
       
Thursday
4/4/2024

Lecture 21

Diffraction, Fraunhofer Diffraciton (p. 1-8)

  Lab #5
Your choice

HW #9 is due

HW #10
Due Apr 11 5PM

HW #10 solutions

Friday
4/5/2024
    Lab #5
Your choice
 
13 Monday
4/8/2024
       
Tuesday
4/9/2024

Lecture 22

Fraunhofer Diffraciton (continued)

Slides22    
Wednesday
4/10/2024
       
Thursday
4/11/2024

Lecture 23

Fourier Methods in Diffraction

  Lab #5
Your choice

HW #10 is due

HW #11
Due Apr 18 5PM

HW #11 solutions

Friday
4/12/2024
    Lab #5
Your choice
 
14 Monday
4/15/2024
       
Tuesday
4/16/2024

Lecture 24

Diffraction Grating (p. 1-5)

Slides24    
Wednesday
4/17/2024
       
Thursday
4/18/2024

Lecture 25

Diffraction Grating (continued)

Fresnel Diffraction (p. 1-5)

Slides25 Makeup Lab

HW #11 is due

HW #12
Due Apr 18 5PM

Friday
4/19/2024
    Makeup Lab  
15 Monday
4/22/2024
       
Tuesday
4/23/2024

Lecture 26

Fresnel Diffraction (continued)

Holography (p. 1-5)

Slides26    
Wednesday
4/24/2024
       
Thursday
4/25/2024

Lecture 27

Holography (continued)

  Makeup Lab

 

Friday
4/26/2024
    Makeup Lab  
16 Monday
4/29/2024
       
Tuesday
4/30/2024
Lecture 28      
Wednesday
5/1/2024
      HW #12 is due
Thursday
5/2/2024
Reading Day
17 5/9/2024

Final Exam

165 Noyes Laboratory

7:00-10:00 PM