2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) 
    Jun 22, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda)

PH-UY 3474 Introduction to Modern Optics

4 Credits
This course covers the physics of optics using both classical and semi-classical descriptions. The classical and quantum interactions of light with matter. Diffraction of waves and wave packets by obstacles. Fourier transform optics, holography, Fourier transform spectroscopy. Coherence and quantum aspects of light. Geometrical optics. Matrix optics. Crystal optics. Introduction to electro-optics and nonlinear optics.

Prerequisite(s): PH-UY 2033   
Also listed under: ECE-UY 3474  
Weekly Lecture Hours: 4 | Weekly Lab Hours: 0 | Weekly Recitation Hours: 0