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PHY460 - Optics

An advanced treatment of light, with specific emphasis placed on its wave-like behavior. A framework will be developed to describe electromagnetic waves using advanced theorems of electromagnetism. Students will investigate the prediction and description of electromagnetic radiation given by Maxwell's equations. Common diffraction patterns and their corresponding transforms will be studied along with Fresnel coefficients and the interaction of light with matter.

Credit Hours: 3

Course Fees: $0.00

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