Physics 625 Spring 2013 Reference Page


Applied Optics: 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


Times:MWF 2:25-3:15pm Location:2116 Chamberlin Hall Instructors:Mark Saffman

Final Exam

Sunday, May 12, 2013 5:05pm to 7:05pm

Textbooks & Materials

Optics, Light and Lasers: the Practical Approach To Modern Aspects of Photonics And Laser Physics, 2nd edition by D. Meschede Wiley-Vch 2007, ISBN 3527618872


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