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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHY 472 - Geometrical and Fourier Optics

Covers geometrical optics, refraction and reflection at plane and spherical surfaces, optical instruments; Fourier optics, interference of waves and diffraction by a single and a double aperture; Lasers - theory of their operation, mode locking and pulse formation. Rec 3.

Prerequisites: PHY 112 or PHY 122.

Corequisites: MAT 228

Course Typically Offered: Spring

Credits: 3