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PHY 431  Optics I

Semester:
Fall of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 2   Lab Hours: 3
Prerequisite:
(PHY 192 or LB 274) and (PHY 184 or PHY 184B or PHY 294H) and ((MTH 235 or concurrently) or (MTH 255H or concurrently)) and Completion of Tier I Writing Requirement
Description:
Lenses, aberrations, apertures, and stops. Diffraction, interferometry, spectroscopy, fiber optics.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2013 - FALL 2016