Course Description

OPT 211 - Wave Optics and Applications | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College
OPT 211 - Wave Optics and Applications

A study of light waves and how they may be used in today's technology. Electromagnetic radiation, coherence, interference and diffraction phenomena, transfer functions and the generation and use of polarized light. Analysis, manufacturing techniques and use of selected instruments using wave optics such as spectrometers, interferometers, diffraction gratings and thin film coatings. An introduction to properties and use of lasers and holography. Three class hours, three laboratory hours.

4 Credits

Prerequisites: OPT 151 and MTH 140, or permission of department.

Course Offered Fall only

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Fall Semester 2016
Summer Session 2016

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Contact Information

Brighton Campus
Building 8, Room 626
(585) 292-2002