College Bulletin - Course Catalog

PHYS 015. Optics

A half-semester introduction to geometric and wave optics, including ray diagrams, matrix optics, polarization, Jones matrices, interference, and diffraction.
Prerequisite: single-variable calculus (MATH 025  or MATH 026 ); may be taken as a corequisite with permission of the instructor.
This class has a weekly laboratory requirement.
0.5 credit.
Spring 2018. Faculty.
Spring 2019. Staff.
Catalog chapter: Physics and Astronomy  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/physics-astronomy

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