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Physics 325 Spring 2012 Reference Page

Description

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.

Prerequisites

Physics 205, 241, or 244, Physics 311, and 321 (or equivalent intro to Fourier analysis). Physics 322 or concurrent registration recommended

Lectures

Times:MWF 9:55-10:45am

Location:2116 Chamberlin Hall

Instructors:Dan Mc Cammon

Final Exam

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 2:45pm to 4:45pm

Textbooks & Materials

Physics of Light and Optics, 2011c edition by Justin Peatross & Michael Ware

    2011,

Instroduction To Modern Optics, 2nd edition by Grant R. Fowles

    Dover 1975, ISBN 0486659577

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