OPTICS

PHYSICS 441.01

PHY441 Lab

 

Office Hours                                                                                                   Spring 2003

M-F   1:00 - 3:30 PM                                                                                    Dr. N. L. Markworth

                                                                                                                        Room S-322F

 

Text:

Optics, fourth edition by Eugene Hecht

 

Course Outline and Exam Schedule

Section I:

            The Mathematics of Wave Motion                                                  Chapter 2

            Electromagnetic Theory, Photons, and Light                                 Chapter 3

            The Propagation of Light                                                                 Chapter 4

            Exam I           06 February

Section II:

            Geometrical Optics                                                                           Chapter 5

            More on Geometrical Optics                                                           Chapter 6

            Exam II          06 March

Section III:

            The Superposition of Waves                                                           Chapter 7

            Interference                                                                                        Chapter 9

            Exam III         08 April

Section IV:

            Diffraction                                                                                          Chapter 10

            Fourier Optics                                                                                   Chapter 11

            Final Exam 08 May, 8:00 am- 10:30 pm


PHY 441G requirements

Students enrolled for graduate credit will be assigned a greater number of problems from each chapter and will be expected to lead the equipment setup for the laboratory.

 

Grading:                                                                                                    A   90 - 100

            Lecture                                                                                               B   80 - 89

                        Exams  3 @ 14%                              42%                            C   70 - 79

                        Final Exam                                         14%                            D   60 - 69

                        Problem Set Ave                               14%                            F    < 60

                                                                                    70%

 

            Lab                                                                 30%