Optical methods in research and technology. Reflection, refraction, absorption, scattering. Imaging. Sources and sensors. Schlieren methods. Interferometry. Instrumental spectroscopy. Fourier optics, image processing, holography. Laser technology, Gaussian beams, nonlinear optics.
Three semesters of calculus level physics or equivalent. Senior or Grad student or consent of instructor
Lecture Place and Time:
MWF 2:25-3:15pm, 2108 Chamberlin Hall
Final Exam Place Time:
Monday, May 12, 2014 10:05am to 12:05pm