Autumn 2012
EE 485 Homework #1 Solutions
1. (25%) A step-index fiber 50 m in core diameter has a core index of 1.50 and a cladding
index of 1.45. Determine (a) the numerical aperture of the fiber; (b) the acceptance angle; (c)
the number of reflections in
Autumn 2012
EE485 Homework #2 Solutions
1. (20%) By finding appropriate expressions for k r , write equations describing a sinusoidal
plane wave in three dimensions, displaying wavelength and velocity, if propagation is
(a) along the +z-axis
(b) along the
Autumn 2013
EE 485 Homework #1 Solutions
1. (20%) A light wave propagating in a medium of refractive index n can be expressed as
y A[1 2sin 2 (107 x 2 1015 t )] , with x in meters and t in seconds. We know that this light
wave is a harmonic wave. Determin
Autumn 2012
EE485 Homework #4 Solutions
1. (20%) P.11-3 of Pedrotti3. Measure slit width by diffraction.
The width of a rectangular slit is measured in the laboratory by means of its diffraction
pattern at a distance of 2 m from the slit. When illuminated
Autumn 2012
EE485 Homework #6 Solutions
1. (10%) Photon energy.
(a) What voltage should be applied to accelerate an electron from zero velocity in order that
it acquires the same energy as a photon of wavelength 0.85 m?
(b) A photon of wavelength 1.06 m i
Autumn 2012
EE485 Homework #5 Solutions
1. (20%) Write the normalized Jones vectors for each of the following waves, and describe the
state of polarization of each, including angular orientation and ratio of long axis to short axis.
If its an elliptically
Autumn 2012
EE485 Homework #3 Solutions
1. (15%) P.7-9 of Pedrotti3. Youngs double-slit experiment.
In an interference experiment of the Young type, the distance between slits is 0.5 mm and the
wavelength of the light is 600 nm.
(a) If it is desired to ha
Superposition of Waves and Interference (2)
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