Course Number
Primary Program
Applied Physics
Mode of Study
Face to Face, Online, Virtual Live

This course covers the fundamental principles of modern physical optics and contemporary optical systems. Topics include propagation of light, polarization, coherence, interference, diffraction, Fourier optics, absorption, scattering, dispersion, and image quality analysis. Special emphasis is placed on the instrumentation and experimental techniques used in optical studies.

Course Prerequisite(s)

EN.615.642 Electromagnetics or the equivalent completed or taken concurrently.