PHYS 23100 - Fundamentals of Laser and Fiber Optics

Overview

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 classwork.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Credits

Minimum Units

4

Maximum Units

4

Academic Progress Units

4

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

5

Requisites

None

Course Schedule

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