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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
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PHYS 651 - Introduction to Optics

Credits: 4

Introduction to modern concepts in optics: electromagnetic waves, propagation of light through media, geometrical optics of lenses, mirrors and simple optical instruments, polarization, interference, coherence, and diffractions.

Taught in a studio format; three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week.

Prerequisite: PHYS 214.

Typically Offered
Fall, in alternate years

K-State 8
Empirical and Quantitative Reasoning
Natural and Physical Sciences

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