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Syllabus352 - Fall 2004 Modern Optics Goals of the course...

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The course supplies an overview of a large variety of optical phenomena and principle and gives a comprehensive introduction into the background knowledge required to take part in the optical revolution. We will cover basic geometric optics, analytical ray-tracing, polariza- tion, interference and diffraction as well as crystal optics. Modern applications that are dis- cussed include dielectric mirrors, waveguides, fibers and optical modulators, In term papers the student will apply the basic knowledge to a state-of-the-art Instructor: Volkmar Dierolf Phone: 610-758-3915 E-Mail: vod2@lehigh.edu AIM: mihovolk1 Location and Time: TH1:10-2:25 LL311 Lectures TBA LL211 Homework Discus- sion Required textbook: Hecht Optics, Addison Wesley Longman, Inc QC355.2.H42, ISBN 0-201-83887-7 Additional material Lecture Notes will be posted on my WebSite. They do not replace the textbook and active participation in class but rather are designed to make life easier for you. You are still ex- pected to take notes during class, because the notes give only the skeleton of the covered material. Modern Optics
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