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Summer Semester 2018
Feb 24, 2024
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PHYS 3711 - Optics I
First of a two-quarter sequence. Gaussian optics and ray tracing; matrix methods and application to optical design; elementary theory of aberrations; light as electromagnetic wave, diffraction and interference; interferometers and their applications. Elementary theory of coherence; selected topics. May include laboratory work as appropriate. Prerequisites: PHYS 1113, PHYS 1213 or PHYS 1214, and MATH 2070.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Physics and Astronomy Department

May not be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      Colorado Women's College
      University College

(Undergraduate level PHYS 1213 Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level PHYS 1214 Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level PHYS 1113 Minimum Grade of D-) and Undergraduate level MATH 2070 Minimum Grade of D-

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