Not too easy. Not too difficult.
This is a crucial course for physics students at METU. If you would like to work on optoelectronic, lazer and related areas, this course is a first step for you. Lab Assistants are very helpful. You can ask any question whenever you want. Lab reports is not very hard to write. The important thing is you should read a lot to write a good report.
The most important thing is that this lab course is the first important lab course in bachelor of physics METU. It is very different from freshmans lab courses. You have to write all parts of report by your own which includes theory of experiment. You should how to cite a reference. You should not do plagiarism while writing this lab's reports. If you write good reports, then you can get an extra letter for your grade.
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Advice for students:
Be ready for lab quizes. Prepare before lab and read all related parts from the lab manual. You can use the best Optic book which is written by E. Hecht instead of Pedrotti. Take your data carefully. If you are not satisfied with your data, ask to retake your important data. Plot your graphs with MATLAB instead of Excel and last thing try to use LaTeX while writing your lab reports.