Phys2202
Date due: Jan 22nd 2015 in class
Assignment 2
1. (a) A small object faces the convex spherical glass window of a small
water tank as shown in the figure below. The radius of curvature of the
window is 5 cm. The inner back side of the tank is a pl

Lecture 24: Final Review
April 7, 2015
Problem 2-33
A parallel beam of light is incident on a plano-convex lens that is 4 cm thick. The radius
of curvature of the spherical side is also 4 cm. The lens has

Phys2202
Assignment 1
Date due: January 15th 2015 in class
Each problem below is worth 10 points.
1. (a) Two parallel beams from a red and green laser deliver the same power
to equivalent surface areas normal to the beams. Show that the numbers
of photons

Wave Motion and Optics (PHYS 2202) Course Outline - Winter 2015
Professor:
Office Hours:
Lectures:
Labs:
Sangeeta Murugkar ([email protected])
Room 2414 Herzberg
(613) 520-2600 ext. 4016
at times to be posted in cuLearn, or by appointment
Tues

Lecture 21: Dirac/on Gra/ng
March 26, 2015
REVIEW
Single-slit dirac0on
Angular width
Rayleighs criterion
(resolu0on)
Double-slit dirac0on
Irradiance
min
Concept ques/on
1. Are you looking at a dirac/on pa

Lecture 18: Fiber Op0cs
March 17 2015
Allowed Modes
Only plane waves that interfere construc0vely aBer each consecu0ve
total internal reec0on, can be sustained within the waveguide.
Only these ray direc0ons or mod

Lecture 19: Dirac/on
March 19, 2015
Interference
Construc/ve interference:
Dirac/on
Consider a slit with a nite size,
so what is its eect on the interference paCern ?
We see the eect of dirac/on: bending

Phys2202
Assignment 4
Date due: Feb 5 2015 in class
1. A harmonic wave travelling in the +x direction has, at t = 0, a displacement
of 13 units at x = 0 and a displacement of -7.5 units at x = 3 /4. Write the
equation for the wave at t= 0. Provide the com

Phys2202
Assignment 6
Date due: March 5 2015 in class
1. At a given temperature, max = 550 nm for a black body cavity. The cavity
temperature is then decreased so that its total radiant exitance is halved.
What is the new temperature and the new max?
(5 m

Course Organiza.on and
Introduc.on to Op.cs
Lecture 1
January 6, 2015
Phys 2202 Course outline
Recent Nobel prizes in Op.cs related
areas
2012 Haroche & Wineland-Quantum Op.cs
using photons to study fundamental phys

Lecture 2: Geometrical Op2cs
Fermat, reec2on and refrac2on
January 8, 2015
Outline of todays lecture
Review radiometry
Geometrical Optics
Reflection and Refraction
Fermats principle of least time
Reflection and Refraction at plane sur

Lecture 20: Dirac/on
March 24, 2015
Single-slit dirac/on pa?ern: Minima
Condi/on for Minima
etc
.small angle approxima/on
Single-slit dirac/on pa?ern: Maxima
Central maxima when
Condi/on for secondary Maxima
Si

PHYS2202
Date due: April 2, 2015
This is the last assignment !
HW#10
1. A multiple slit aperture has two separate regions: Region 1 has 10 thin
rectangular slits (N = 10), while Region 2 has 15,000 rectangular slits (N =
15,000). The distance between the

Lecture 22: Gra,ng resolu,on ,
Blazed gra,ng
March 31, 2015
Types of Gra,ngs
1. Transmission amplitude grating
(light periodically transmitted as in a slotted, opaque aperture)
2. Transmission phase grating
(all light goes through b

PHYS2202
Date due: March 19, 2015
Assignment #8
1. A half-wave rectifier removes the negative half-cycles of a sinusoidal
waveform given by E = E0cos wt. The resulting waveform is given by the
bold line shown in the figure below. Find the first three term

PHYS2202
Date due: March 26, 2015
Assignment #9
1. A monochromatic light is incident on a single slit of width 0.800 mm,
and a diffraction pattern is formed at a screen that is 0.800 m away
from the slit. The second-order bright fringe is at a distance 1.

Phys2202
Assignment 7
Date due: March 12 2015 in class
1. In a Youngs interference experiment, the distance between slits is 0.6 mm
and the wavelength of light is 600 nm.
(a) If a fringe spacing of 1 mm is desired at the screen, what is the
distance of th

Lecture 12: Interference
(dielectric lm, Newtons rings, mul;ple
beam interference)
February 26, 2015
Review
Interference term using Vector theory: only
polariza;ons that are parallel can interfere
Path dierence +

Lecture 16: Coherence
March 10, 2015
Review: Scanning Fabry-Perot Interferometer
Irradiance transmiEed
through a Fabry-Perot is
measured as a funcFon
of the length of the
cavity
TransmiEance is max
when

Lecture 3: Geometrical Op2cs
Thin Lenses, Imaging
January 13, 2015
Review
Review
Fermats principle: Light follows the path that takes the
least time in reflection and refraction
Reflection at a spherical surface
Here
R
f =
2
1
1
1
+
=
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