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PHYS 661 - Modern Optics and Photonics

(3 units)
Fundamentals of modern optics and photonics, laser amplifiers, lasers, holography, optical technology and applications, photon sources and detectors, fiber optics, optical instrumentation, nonlinear optics.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. mathematically describe the optical phenomenon such as reflection, refraction and transmission at an interface of material.
2. demonstrate understanding the ray optics and be able to design a multiple optical system.
3. explain the optical phenomenon such as interference, diffraction and basic beam optics.


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