Physical Optics and Waves

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Course No: PHYS.5380; Last Offered: No Data;

Course Description

Wave nature of light, mathematics of wave motion, electro-magnetic theory of light propagation, reflection and refraction, Fresnel coefficients, polarization, interference, Young's experiment, fringe visibility and coherence, various interferometers, Newton's rings and applications, Fraunhofer diffraction by single and multiple apertures and diffraction gratings, Fresnel diffraction.

Prerequisites & Notes

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  • Credits: 3;

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