PHY385H1: Introductory Optics

Hours

24L/20P

An introduction to the physics of light. Topics covered include: electromagnetic waves and propagation of light; the Huygens and Fermat principles; geometrical optics and optical instruments; interference of waves and diffraction; polarization; introduction to photons, lasers, and optical fibers.

Prerequisite
Exclusion
Distribution Requirements
Science
Breadth Requirements
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)