PHYS 4250 Modern Optics

4 semester hours

Application of Maxwell's equations to electromagnetic waves in free space and in matter. Applied geometrical optics, Fourier analysis, polarization, interference and diffraction, coherence theory, lasers, holography, topics in modern optics such as nonlinear optics and quantum optics. 

Lecture, 3 hours.

Prerequisite: PHYS 3100

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