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2020-2021 University Catalog 
2020-2021 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PY 420 - Optics and Wave Phenomena

A study of geometrical and physical optics and a study of waves, interference, Fraunhofer and Fresnel diffraction, dispersion, and polarization of light. The course will also include some aspects of the quantum nature of light, including lasers, and other coherent properties of light.

Prerequisites & Notes
(Prerequisite: PY 310 or permission of instructor)
(Note: not offered every year)

Credits: 3