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    Davidson College
  Sep 20, 2017
Catalog 2017-2018
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PHY 415 - Optics and Lasers


Applications of electromagnetic theory to modern optics and lasers. Topics include electromagnetic wave propagation and superposition, optical elements and devices, Fourier transforms, diffraction, polarization, interference, and coherence theory. Specific applications are made to lasers, spectrometers, interferometers, and optical systems.

Prerequisites & Notes
Physics 350 or permission of the instructor. (Spring)

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