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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2016-17

PHYS 123 Optics

The physical principles and engineering applications of optics, with an emphasis on optical systems. Geometric optics: ray tracing, first-order analysis, imaging, radiometry. Wave optics: polarization, interference, diffraction, Fourier optics. Sources and detectors. Fiber optic systems.

Identical to ENGS 123.


Cross Listed Courses

ENGS 123


ENGS 023 or PHYS 041, and ENGS 092 or equivalent


Not offered in the period 16F through 17S.