PHYS 304 - Physical Optics
A study of physical optics from the basics to advanced topics, such as optical instrumentation, Fourier optics, laser physics, and holography. The course prepares students for knowledgeable use of optical instruments in fields such as astronomy and teaches modern laser techniques for use in basic and applied research. Four lecture meetings and one laboratory meeting each week.
When Offered: Spring semester only, in alternate years
Corequisite: PHYS 304L
Prerequisites: PHYS 233 and (PHYS 201 and PHYS 202 and PHYS 203 and PHYS 204) or (PHYS 201 and PHYS 205 ) all with a grade of C- or higher.
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: None
Area of Inquiry: Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Liberal Arts CORE: None
Formerly: PHYS 404
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