An introductory course in Optics will return Fall 2012.
This course will provide an introduction to optical theory, geometric optics, wave optics, lenses, lasers, coherence, frequencies, and systems.
Text book: Optics by E. Hecht will be the main book.
Supplementary information will be from
- Principle of Optics Born and Wolf
- Optical Systems and Processing J. Shamir
Topics will include
- Theory of light,
- Propagation theory,
- Reflections and refractions,
- Maxwell's equations,
- Fourier optics,
- Optical Systems and aberrations,
- Diffraction, and
- Other topics
Contact the instructor for more information: