PH 231 - Fundamentals of Lasers and Fiber Optics

Overview

Department(s)

Description

Topics in optics related to lasers and optical fiber and devices for modulating and directing signals from such devices. Geometrical optics with emphasis on ray tracing. Matrix methods in optics. Lenses thick and thin, mirrors, prisms and other passive optical elements and systems. Propagation of light in materials. Dispersion and its effects. Special topics in geometric and wave optics. Laboratory complements class work.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Credits

Minimum Units

4

Maximum Units

4

Academic Progress Units

4

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Laboratory

Hours

3

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Requisites

008301

Course Schedule

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