OPTICS --PHY 470 -- Fall 2005

BL 155, MWF 10:30 - 11:20 a.m. Instructor: Adrian Ieta, BL 114

Last updated: September 25, 2005

Office Hours

MW 9:30-10:30, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
T 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. , 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Th 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
F 9:30-10:30, 11:30 a.m.-12:30

All lecture notes and additional materials will be uploaded on the Blackboard system.



Announcements

  • The material to be used for TermTest1 covers chapters 2 and 3 only. The test will last 50 minutes (during the regular lecture time) and will consist of a few questions/problems (some similar to those used in assignment1 and assignment2).
    If you have any additional questions, please contact me.
  • Please see exercises for asignment3.
  • Lecture notes are uploaded on the Blackboard.

    Assignments

    There will be 6 assignments. The 5 assignments with the highest marks will be used in the calculation of the final mark (15%).

  • Assignment1: due Friday, September 9.
    textbook p.32: 2.2, 2.8, 2.18, 2.19, 2.22, 2.32, 2.34;
  • Assignment2: due Wednesday, September 21.
    textbook p.82: 3.2, 3.3, 3.9, 3.13, 3.14, 3.25, 3.33,
  • Assignment3: due Monday, October 3.
    textbook:
    4.2, 4.6, 4.8, 4.12, 4.15, 4.22, 4.32, 4.52, 4.54;
  • Assignment4: due Monday, October 17.
  • Assignment5: due Friday, November 4.
  • Assignment6: due Monday, November 21.

    Student Presentations

  • Radiation
  • Spectrum
  • Optical Properties of Metals
  • Colors
  • Fiberoptics
  • Wavefront_Shaping
  • Eyeglasses
  • Laser Eye Surgery
  • The Telescope
  • Gradient Index (GRIN) Systems
  • Total Internal Reflection
  • Liquid Crystals
  • RETARDERS
  • Birefringence
  • Polarization by reflection

    Midterm Exam2

    Monday, October 24, 2005, 10:30 - 11:20 a.m., BL 155

    Final Exam

    To be scheduled

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