Course Information
Course Code PHYS 2P51
Course Title Introduction to Classical and Modern Optics
Description Geometrical and wave optics, reflection, refraction, lenses, matrix methods, aberrations, gradient index phenomena including fibre optics, interference, coherence, holography, Fraunhofer and Fresnel diffraction, polarization.
Course Format Lectures, lab, 6 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s) PHYS 1P21 or 1P91 (recommended); one of PHYS 1P22, 1P23, 1P92 (recommended), 1P93; MATH 1P01 and 1P02, or MATH 1P05 and 1P06 (recommended).