Course Descriptions

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PHYS 480 : Introduction to Optics & Photonics

Prerequisites: PHYS 230 and 240; PHYS 320 and 385 recommended; all with grades of C- or better.
Description: Ray optics, including optical fibers and instruments. Wave optics, including interference, diffraction, electromagnetic waves and polarization. Selected topics including beam optics, Fourier optics, photonic-crystal optics, laser basics, holography.
Units: 3
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