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Rensselaer Catalog 2018-2019 
Rensselaer Catalog 2018-2019 [Archived Catalog]

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PHYS 2620 - Fundamentals of Optics

A survey of optics and optical phenomena and their applications. A modern laboratory is part of the course. Topics include geometrical optics and instruments, wave and Fourier optics, and polarization of light. Applications of modern optics to communications and manufacturing are stressed.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: PHYS 1200 or equivalent.

When Offered: Spring term annually.

Credit Hours: 4

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