Wave Motion and Optics Spring 2018 Reference Page

Course Number: 
325
Instructor: 
Shimon Kolkowitz
Level: 
Undergraduate
Course Description: 
Wave phenomena with specific applications to waves in media and electromagnetic phenomena. Wave equations, propagation, radiation, coherence, interference, diffraction, scattering. Light and its interactions with matter, geometrical and physical optics. Experiments for this course are covered in Physics 308.
Prerequisites: 
Physics 205, 241, or 244, and Physics 311. Physics 322 or concurrent enrollment recommended
Lecture Place and Time: 
MWF 2:25-3:15pm, 2223 Chamberlin Hall
Final Exam Date and Time: 
Sunday, May 6, 2018 5:05pm to 7:05pm
Textbooks: 
Physics of Light and Optics, 2015 edition by J. Peatross and M. Ware
"Optics For Physicists," By Prof. Mark Saffman
"Classical and Modern Optics" By Daniel Steck
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