PH 431 - Calculus Optics

Overview

Department(s)

Description

The theory of diffraction and its applications to modern optics. Maxwell's equations in differential form with solutions for plane refraction. Propagation of electromagnetic radiation and Poynting's vector. Gain in laser mediums. Modulation of lasers. Calculus used throughout.The department advises students who anticipate transferring into a Bachelor's degree program in Photonics or Engineering to take PH-413 and MA-443 with or before this course.

Typically Offered

Offer as needed

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Credits

Minimum Units

2

Maximum Units

2

Academic Progress Units

2

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Requisites

008822

Course Schedule

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