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PHYS 351       (2-0-2)             Applied Optics

Interaction of light with matter, reflection, refraction and scattering, geometrical optics, lenses, ray tracing, optical instruments, systems and design; Stoke's vectors and Müller matrices, interference, diffraction, polarization and Fourier optics, quantum nature of light and lasers. Non-linear optics. Imagery and holography.

Prerequisite: PHYS209