PHYS 434 Optics (3 credits)

Offered by: Physics (Faculty of Science)


Physics : Fundamental concepts of optics, including applications and modern developments. Light propagation in media; geometric optics and optical instruments; polarization and coherence properties of light; interference and interferometry; diffraction theory and applications in spectrometry and imaging; Fourier optics; selected special topics such as holography, lasers, beam optics, photonic crystals, advanced spectroscopy, stellar interferometry, quantum optics.

Terms: Winter 2018

Instructors: Daryl Haggard (Winter)

  • Winter

  • 3 hours lectures

  • Prerequisite: PHYS 342 or PHYS 352, or permission of the instructor