Feb 21, 2024  
Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Course Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 226 - Optics


Geometric and wave optics, including reflection, refraction, scattering, diffraction, interference, polarization and nonlinear phenomena. Applications to microscopes, telescopes, spectroscopy, lasers, fiber optics, holography and a variety of modern optical materials. The course includes a significant amount of laboratory work outside of class.

Prerequisites
PHYS 171  or PHYS 181  or Permission of Instructor

Credits 1



Area
Natural Sciences

Division
Natural Sciences

Compass Attributes
Natural Science