PH 360 - Winter 2004-2005
These are the pages for the three
parts of the course.
- Part I.
(a) brief history of optics, (b) wave
motion (1D, 2D and 3D), (c) electromagnetic waves, energy and momentum,
radiation, (d) propagation of light, reflection, refraction, internal
reflection, Brewster's law, color addition and subtraction
- Part II.
(e) lenses, mirrors, prisms, fiber
optics, (f) thick lenses, aberrations, (g) superposition of waves
- Part III.
(h) polarization, (i) interference, (j)
diffraction, (k) lasers, holography