lecture 36 - waves in 3 dimensions, optical devices

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Announcements 3/30/11 Prayer Exam 3 review session: Thursday, 5-6:30 pm.  Location: room C258 ESC Exam 3 starts Saturday, goes through next  Saturday. Exam not written yet… on Friday I’ll be able to  give you some details. If you used the Tutorial Lab, please rate the TAs:  http://gardner.byu.edu/tas/tutorrating.html  (rating  form has photos)
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Reading quiz Which of the following is NOT true of the 3D   “wave vector”? a. Its magnitude is equal to 2 π / λ . b. In a plane wave it points in the same  direction everywhere in space. c. In a spherical wave it points in the same  direction everywhere in space. d. It tells us which way the wave is going. e. In 1D it reduces to the wave number k.
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Waves in 3-dimensions Plane waves a. polarization Wave vector a. direction of wave Spherical waves
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Student-designed problem: Transverse Wave What direction do you want the wave to be traveling 
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