## Catalog Data

Three hours lecture. Geometrical optics and physical optics.

## Prerequisites By Topic

PH 1123 or PH 2233 AND MA 2733(Calculus 3)

## Objectives

To provide the student with a thorough introduction to a wide range of optics topics so that the student will be prepared to read intelligently from optics media and calculate important basic geometrical and wave optics.

## Topics Covered

- The Mathematics of Wave Motion
- EM Theory, Photons, and Light
- The Propagation of Light
- Geometrical Optics-Paraxial Theory
- The Superposition of Waves
- Polarization
- Interference
- Diffraction