2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

PHY 485 Optics

Both geometrical and physical optics and applications. Optical instruments, wave propagation, interference diffraction, polarization, and atomic molecular spectra are studied. Spectrascopes, spectrometers, polariscopes, photometers, and interferometers are some of the instruments used. Three periods lecture and two periods lab/week. Prerequisites: MAT 213, MAT 318, MAT 322, and PHY 321.