Wave Motion and Optics Spring 2017 Reference Page

Course Number: 
325
Instructor: 
Mark Saffman
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, 2425 Sterling Hall Hall
Final Exam Date and Time: 
Sunday, May 7, 2017 10:05am to 12:05pm
Textbooks: 
Physics of Light and Optics, 2015 edition by J. Peatross and M. Ware 2016, ISBN 1312929278
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