Physics & Computer Science

PC237: Optics

Nature of light: Huygen's principle, Fermat's principle. Geometrical optics: reflection and refraction at plane and curved surfaces, lenses and lens systems. Wave optics: interference, diffraction, polarization.

3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours

Credit: 0.50

Prerequisite: PC131, PC132 (or PC141, PC142) and one of MA110* or MA103 or MA105.

Section Information
Section Days Times Room Instructor
Lecture A TR - N1059 Dr. Ioannis (John) Haranas
Lab L1 R - N2088 Mr. Terry Sturtevant
Lab L2 R - N2088 Mr. Terry Sturtevant