Wave Motion and Optics: 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.
Physics 205, 241, or 244, Physics 311, and 321 (or equivalent intro to Fourier analysis). Physics 322 or concurrent registration recommended
Location:2104 Chamberlin Hall
Instructors:Dan Mc Cammon
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 10:05am to 12:05pm
Textbooks & Materials
Physics of Light and Optics, 2011c edition by Justin Peatross & Michael Ware
Optics (Supplementary Material -- Do Not Need To Buy, but Old Copy Useful If You Can Find One) by Eugene Hecht